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Holy Cross, Bignor, Sussex

(50°55′21″N, 0°36′15″W)
SU 982 146
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Sussex
now West Sussex
  • Kathryn Morrison
12 February 1996

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Feature Sets

This is a small, 13thc. church, comprising an aisled nave with a bell-turret over the western bay, and a square-ended chancel. The only evidence for earlier fabric is the depressed chancel arch, but there is a plain tub font that may be Romanesque.


A church is mentioned in 1086.





M. F. Drummond-Roberts, Some Sussex Fonts Photographed and Described. Brighton 1935, 13.

J. Morris and J. Mothersill (ed.), Domesday Book: Sussex. Chichester 1976, 11.78.

I. Nairn and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Sussex. 1965, 102-103

A. K. Walker, An Introduction to the Study of English Fonts with Details of those in Sussex. London 1908, 52-52