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© Mr Daniel Eugenio LRPS

IoE Number: 363397
Photographer: Mr Daniel Eugenio LRPS
Date Photographed: 20 August 2000
Date listed: 23 February 1983
Date of last amendment: 23 February 1983
Grade I

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THE STREET5403IfieldParish Church ofSt Margaret

THE STREET 1. 5403 Ifield Parish Church of St Margaret TQ 23 NW 2/75 21.6.48 I 2. C13, C14 and C19. Comprises chancel, nave with north and south aisles of 3 bays, north porch of timber and west tower. Nave and chancel C13, arcades and aisles early C14. The tower was built in 1884. Walls of stone covered with modern rough- cast cement. The roofs of chancel and nave are now covered with tiles with shingled spire to tower. C14 nave roof of steep pitch, trussed rafters with tie- beams and tall King posts. Late C12 Sussex marble font. The screen at the west end of the north aisle is made from timber from the County Oak which stood on the County boundary on the main London Road and was felled in 1844. Interior contains 2 early C14 stone effigies of a knight and lady under the easternmost arches of the nave arcades, thought to be those of Sir John de Ifelde and his wife. Brass tablet on south wall of chancel to the brothers Makersyth, died 1592 and 1599. Tablets to Seyliard, Spencers and Lemins. The churchyard contains some good C18 chest tombs. Mark Lemon, the first editor of 'Punch' (1841-1870) is buried here.

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