© Mrs Chris Dawson LRPS
CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE, STANFORD AVENUE (south east side)
BRIGHTON, BRIGHTON AND HOVE, EAST SUSSEX
Mrs Chris Dawson LRPS
31 March 2001
22 May 1995
Date of last amendment:
22 May 1995
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TQ3105NW STANFORD AVENUE, Preston
577-1/21/1164 (South East side)
22/05/95 Church of St Augustine
Church. Nave of 1896, chancel of 1914 by GES Streatfield, a
pupil of TG Jackson who worked in R Blomfield's office before
setting up his own practice. Sir TG Jackson acted as
consultant for the later period. Built of red brick in Flemish
bond with stone dressings and tiled roof. Comprises a 5 and a
half bay nave with clerestory and 4 bay apsidal-ended chancel
with ambulatory and clerestory and Lady chapel. South porch.
The tower was never built and the west end was left
EXTERIOR: nave of 1896 has paired Perpendicular windows to
each bay, articulated by pilasters and blank niches to centre
of each bay. Triple cinquefoil lights to aisles. Octagonal
stone finial to east end. South porch has cross finial and
sundial with motto underneath "THE LIGHT COMETH WHEN NO MAN
CAN WORK" Arched doorcase with trefoil lights to fanlight and
double doors with elaborate scrolled hinges. Chancel of 1914
has windows with reticulated tracery above flying buttresses
with octagonal finials and continuous-light windows below.
Lady chapel has double cinquefoil lights with tracery above
buttresses. West front has end buttresses and central pointed
arched window flanked by 2 lancets. Arched west door set in
penticed porch with triple lancet window.
INTERIOR: Perpendicular style arcade and stained glass by
Charles Eamer Kempe and Walter Ernest Tower.