East Witterning - Church of the Assumption of St Mary the Virgin :: Shared Description

The Church of the Assumption of St Mary the Virgin is to be found some distance away from the modern village of East Wittering at the end of Church Farm Lane adjacent to an industrial estate, but in a quiet rural setting despite this. This little church dating back to Norman times was declared redundant in 1983, its services moving to St Anne's, a 1950s church nearer the village.
The interior of this old church is inaccessible and fencing surrounds part of it. Dating originally from the early C12th, it has a notable Norman doorway on its southern side and is EH Grade II* listed LinkExternal link
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For an explanation of the meaning of "The Assumption of St Mary the Virgin" see this Wikipedia article.
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by Rob Farrow

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SZ8097 : Church of the Assumption - Norman doorway by Rob Farrow
SZ8097 : 9 years on - the scaffolding's still there by Basher Eyre
SZ8097 : Church of the Assumption - Southern façade by Rob Farrow
SZ8097 : East Wittering - Church of the Assumption of St Mary by Rob Farrow

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Created: Wed, 22 Jul 2015, Updated: Sun, 26 Jul 2015

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