Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Church Street, Littlehampton - Arun

A large imposing geometric red brick church located in the town centre of Littlehampton. Originally constructed in 1826 by George Draper on the site of a medieval church and then transformed in 1935 by WH Randoll Blacking. It has an impressive galleried interior. The interior of the tower, aisles and galleries above are in poor condition with water damage, structural problems in tower, erosion of stone around windows and loss of plaster on walls of gallery. Further investigations and comprehensive programme of repairs necessary.

Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Church Street, Littlehampton - Arun
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1353769
  • Local Planning Authority: Arun
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
  • Street Name: Church Street
  • County: West Sussex
  • District / Borough: Arun
  • Parish: Littlehampton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bognor Regis and Littlehampton
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II, CA

Contact Details

Robert Williams 01483 252042

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England