THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1354682
Date first listed:
18-Jun-1959
Statutory Address:
THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER, BEECHWOOD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER, BEECHWOOD LANE

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

County:
West Sussex
District:
Chichester (District Authority)
Parish:
East Lavington
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
SU 94620 16263

Details

SU 91 NW EAST LAVINGTON BEECHWOOD LANE 18/1 The Parish Church of 18.6.59 St Peter

II* C13, restored, in fact largely rebuilt by G E Street about 1870 and again in 1937 at the expense of Mrs Catherine Macdonald Bushanon of Lavington Park. Chancel, south transept or chapel, nave with north aisle and bell-gable at west end of the nave. The Reverend Henry Edward (afterwards Cardinal) Manning was Rector of the living, combined with Graffham, from 1833-51 and Archdeacon of Chichester from 1841-51. He was married in the church on the 7 November 1833 to Caroline, third daughter of the previous Rector, The Reverend John Sargent and grandaughter of Mrs Sargent of Lavington Park. Mrs Manning is buried in the churchyard but has no tombstone. The Reverend Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford and later of Winchester, was also married in the church on the 11 June 1828 to Mrs Manning's eldest sister, Emily. Both she and the Bishop are buried in the churchyard beside Mrs Manning.

Listing NGR: SU9462016263

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
301699
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.

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