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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: 1380550



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


District: The City of Brighton and Hove

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Aug-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480790

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TQ3503NE GREENWAYS, Ovingdean 577-1/52/989 (West side) 13/10/52 Church of St Wulfran (Formerly Listed as: OVINGDEAN St Wulfran's Church)


Anglican church. Chancel and nave early C12, tower late C13, porch C19, restoration of the church 1867, south chapel 1907, north-west vestry c1985. Flint with stone dressings; roof chiefly of tiles, but that to the north side of the nave and the north-west vestry of slate. EXTERIOR: one round-arched lancet to east end and one each to either side of chancel; the south-east chapel has a single lancet in the east end and a blocked arch in its west end; south side has two 2-light windows with cusped lancets either side of the gabled porch which has a pointed chamfered arch; the easternmost of these windows is set under a massive relieving arch which, like the blocked arch in the south chapel, is a relic of a former south aisle. The north side has 2 lancets and a blocked, round-arched doorway; the vestry has 3 round-arched lancets and a 4-light flat-arched window with hoodmould to the west. Tower of 2 stages; 2 lancets to the lower part of the second stage, south and west, and 2 to upper part, south and north; corbelled circular stack to south-east corner; pyramidal spire with weathervane. INTERIOR: the chancel has aumbries either side of the altar, low down; one low pointed-arched opening, and another higher round-arched opening, both giving onto the south chapel in addition to a pointed-arched entrance presumably of 1907; the east end is painted with scenes of the Passion; crown-post roof, the ceiling and timbers stencilled to designs by CE Kempe, 1867; chancel arch rebuilt as one central round arch with a lower round arch on either side 1865-7; rood figures under a canopy in a late Gothic style by CE Kempe, 1907; boarded ceiling to nave; pointed arch to tower; stained glass in the nave and tower by CE Kempe. (Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-; Typed guide in the church).

Listing NGR: TQ3553803560

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Carder, T, Encyclopaedia of Brighton, (1990)

National Grid Reference: TQ 35539 03559


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