THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1352955
Date first listed:
02-Mar-1950
Statutory Address:
THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
East Sussex
District:
Lewes (District Authority)
Parish:
Seaford
National Grid Reference:
TV 48262 99028

Details

1. 1607 CHURCH STREET The Parish Church of St Leonard TV 4899 1/1 2.3.50.

I

2. C12 and C15. Flint, red tile roof. Early C12 Norman nave. Late C15 west tower of coursed ashlar of greensand stone on south side decorated with flint and stone diaper with stone bands. Late C15 or early C16 tie beams and kingpost of roof. South aisle modernised; west doorway a reconstruction (1893) of Norman doorway. East side rebuilt by John Billing (1861-2). North-east chapel 1902. Medieval stone coffin and coffin lid with floriated cross now preserved on south wall of tower. Interesting Norman carving of St Michael and the Dragon, probably part of the tympanum to the original south door, is preserved on the north nave wall. Historiated Norman capital in south porch.



Listing NGR: TV4826399029

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
292573
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/10394/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Colin David Broome. Source Historic England Archive
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