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Chichester (District Authority)
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1899/0/10030 CHURCH OF ST LUKE 22-JUN-01


Parish church. Built 1879-80 by G E Street in Perpendicular style at a cost of ?4000, borne mainly by Sir John Hawkshaw and George H Street, a relation of the architect. This replaced the earlier church which had become too small for its congregation and became the Sunday School. Six bells cast by I Taylor of Loughborough in 1886 and stained glass including two windows of c1899 by Christopher Whall. Built of Wealden sand sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Tiled roof with alternate bands of plain and fishscale tiles and terracotta ridge tiles. Comprises four bay nave with aisles, two bay chancel, west tower, north west porch and south east vestry. West tower of four stages with octagonal stair turret, arched entrance, arched windows to first stage and second stage has square tablets with circular decoration and trefoil spandrels. Paired louvred arches to bell stage. Crenellated parapet. Nave has quatrefoil windows to clerestorey, aisle windows are triple trefoliated windows separated by buttresses. Gabled porch with tiled roof and carved bargeboards with two lancets to sides. Chancel has two trefoil windows and east window with reticulated tracery. North vestry has gable with circular window and three lancets below. INTERIOR: Pointed arched arcade on circular columns with stiff leaf capitals. Arch-braced roof with two tiers of purlins supported on stone corbels. Original pews and chequerwork tiled floor. Circular font thought to be of Saxon origin ns found buried in the churchyard on three C19 columns. A carved wooden panel dated 1658 fixed to the west wall probably came from the older church. Seven late C19 stained glass windows including two of circa 1899 by Christopher Whall (1849-1924). Nave north wall depicts St George, David and Jonathan, the Nave south wall Joshua and the Centurion. Pentangular stone pulpit with yellow marble quatrefoils, black marble band and green marble colonnettes. Chancel of two bays up three stone steps has arch-braced roof, elaborate carved choir stalls with quatrefoil motifs and carved ends and tiled floor. Organ by Norman and Beard of c1890. Piscina and sedilia. Reredos of 1882 with 1883 paintings, initialled G H I of Apostles, Four Evangelists and Christ. Vestry has original cupboards and panelling which probably came from the Old Chapel.

["Buildings of England: Sussex.2 p274.]

Listing NGR: SU8250828248


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Nairn, I, The Buildings of England: Sussex, (1965), 274


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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