TQ1926 : Graves, Church of St Andrew

taken 3 years ago, near to Nuthurst, West Sussex, Great Britain

Graves, Church of St Andrew
Graves, Church of St Andrew
Parish Church of St Andrew, Nuthurst
Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
There has been a church on this site for over a thousand years, although the building here today has been much altered and extended over the centuries. The north chancel wall is 12th century, and the chancel was extended eastwards in the 13th or 14th century, and apparently widened at the same time. The nave dates from the 14th century.
The church of today was originally built in the Decorated style. In 1661 the church in Nuthurst was extended by some 6.5 metres on the western end on the restoration of the monarchy.
During 1856-1860 the sandstone cladding was applied to the exterior of the building to all but the north chancel wall, and the south porch was replaced. Over the same period, the west end was altered and extended by a further 5 metres and the previous squat tower was replaced by the elegant shingled spire which still adorns the building today. The timberwork around the belfry was further altered between 1895 and 1900. To celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria, the church was thoroughly repaired and restored on the inside and out.



Nuthurst
Nuthurst is a village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex,2.5 miles south Horsham.
Its Church of England parish church is St. Andrews, which has links with the nearby St. Andrews C of E aided school. There is one pub, the Black Horse.
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TQ1926, 144 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1921 2612 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.3262N 0:18.1009W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1925 2610
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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