Parish Church of St Peter, Firle, Lewes - Lewes

Rural flint chapel located in the foothills of the South Downs. The tower, nave and chancel date from C13. The aisles with their fine Decorated Gothic arcades and clerestory of cinquefoil windows were inserted in the C14, the Gage chapel in the C16.The congregation fundraised for repairs to the tower which have now been carried out. They now plan to apply for grants to repair delamination and erosion of tracery stonework around east and west windows.

Parish Church of St Peter, Firle, Lewes - Lewes
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    The Parish Church of St Peter
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1043939
    Local Planning Authority:
    Lewes
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Parish Church of St Peter
    County:
    East Sussex
    District / Borough:
    Lewes
    Parish:
    Firle
    National Park:
    South Downs (NP)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Lewes
    Region:
    London and 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