Parish Church of St Mary Magdalen, Lyminster Road, Lyminster, Lyminster and Crossbush - Arun

A Saxon church, not much restored, located on the site of small Benedictine nunnery. It is a long building of knapped flintwork with clay tiled roof. The chancel and nave are Saxon, altered in C13; the lower part of the tower is C13, the north porch C15, the north chapel or vestry C19. Interior: the aisle roof is medieval, heavily timbered with crown-posts. Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship scheme works partially completed but further repairs are required.

Parish Church of St Mary Magdalen, Lyminster Road, Lyminster, Lyminster and Crossbush - Arun
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY MAGDALEN
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1027604
  • Local Planning Authority: Arun
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Parish Church of St Mary Magdalen
  • Street Name: Lyminster Road
  • Locality: Lyminster
  • County: West Sussex
  • District / Borough: Arun
  • Parish: Lyminster and Crossbush
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Arundel and South Downs
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

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

Contact Details

David John 01483 252036

Next steps

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