THE PARISH CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1354443
Date first listed:
05-Jun-1958
Statutory Address:
THE PARISH CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE PARISH CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, HIGH STREET

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

County:
West Sussex
District:
Chichester (District Authority)
Parish:
Bosham
National Grid Reference:
SU 80429 03885

Details

BOSHAM HIGH STREET SU 8003/8103 (north side) 29/576 The Parish Church of the 5.6.58 Holy Trinity

- I

Chancel with north vestry, nave with aisles, south porch and west tower with broached shingle spire. C13 crypt. Built of Mixon stone, Top Chalk, sarsen stone and Quarr stone rubble with tiled roof. This is one of the most famous and distinguished medieval churches in Sussex. It may be built on the site of a Roman basilica. The main portion of the chancel is Saxon but was extended to the east in the late C12 and the vestry was added about 1200. The tower also is Saxon, except the top storey which was added in the C15. The nave is C13, the south porch C14. [Double trefoil-headed piscina and font of c.1200, octagonal with 4 corner shafts.] Recess in south aisle having C15 flat cinquefoil-headed arch with carved heads at the end of the cusps. Early C14 effigy west side of chancel. One of King Canute's daughters is said to have been buried here.

Listing NGR: SU8042603886

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
300622
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: 04 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03472/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Glyn Edmunds . Source Historic England Archive
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