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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1187108



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: West Sussex

District: Crawley

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 363397

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THE STREET 1. 5403 Ifield Parish Church of St Margaret TQ 23 NW 2/75 21.6.48 I 2. C13, C14 and C19. Comprises chancel, nave with north and south aisles of 3 bays, north porch of timber and west tower. Nave and chancel C13, arcades and aisles early C14. The tower was built in 1884. Walls of Tunbridge Wells and Colgate sandstones covered with modern rough-cast cement. The roofs of chancel and nave are now covered with tiles with shingled spire to tower. C14 nave roof of steep pitch, trussed rafters with tie-beams and tall King posts. Late C12 Sussex marble font. The screen at the west end of the north aisle is made from timber from the County Oak which stood on the County boundary on the main London Road and was felled in 1844. Interior contains 2 early C14 stone effigies of a knight and lady under the easternmost arches of the nave arcades, thought to be those of Sir John de Ifelde and his wife. Brass tablet on south wall of chancel to the brothers Makersyth, died 1592 and 1599. Tablets to Seyliard, Spencers and Lemins. The churchyard contains some good C18 chest tombs. Mark Lemon, the first editor of 'Punch' (1841-1870) is buried here.

Listing NGR: TQ2470137576

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National Grid Reference: TQ 24703 37576


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