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St Mary the Virgin, East Preston, Sussex

(50°48′44″N, 0°29′28″W)
East Preston
TQ 064 025
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Sussex
now West Sussex
  • Kathryn Morrison

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Feature Sets

East Preston church has a Perp. W tower, a 12thc. nave with a Victorian S aisle (1869; Sir George Gilbert Scott), and a 13thc. chancel, which is the same height and width as the nave. There is a Norman window in the N wall of the nave.


East Preston is mentioned in the Domesday Survey, but no church.


Exterior Features



J. Morris and J. Mothersill (ed.), Domesday Book: Sussex. Chichester 1976, 11.69.
A. H. Peat and L. C. Halsted, Churches and Other Antiquities of West Sussex. Chichester 1912, 121-22.
I. Nairn and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Sussex. Harmondsworth 1965, 215-16.