Arundel and Brighton

The Diocese of Arundel and Brighton was created in 1965, taking areas that were formerly part of the Archdiocese of Southwark. The cathedral is in Arundel, and is dedicated to Our Lady and St Philip Howard. The diocese has 140 churches (as of 2005), 81 of which were visited for Taking Stock.



+Arundel – Cathedral Church of Our Lady and Saint Philip Howard

The Cathedral Church of Our Lady and Saint Philip Howard was designed from 1868-9 and built from 1870-3. The architect... Read More

Ashtead – St Michael

St Michael’s Church is not a building of any great architectural quality. Nonetheless, with its wood-panelled,... Read More

Banstead – St Ann

St Ann’s Church is an unpretentious but serviceable building.  Prior to the construction of this church the parish... Read More

Battle – Our Lady Immaculate and St Michael

Our Lady Immaculate and St Michael stands within the Battle Conservation Area and is a building, both for its... Read More

Bexhill-on-Sea – St Mary Magdalene

St Mary Magdalene’s is a well-composed building that is certainly very important to the local townscape.  The... Read More

Bexhill-on-Sea (Little Common) – St Martha

St Martha’s is an attractive building, if a little dour internally, with a distinctive west end that is a landmark in... Read More

Bexhill-on-Sea (Sidley) – Our Lady of the Rosary

The church stands in a commanding position at the junction of  Southlands Road and Ninfield Road. Its portico frontage... Read More

Billingshurst – St Gabriel

St Gabriel’s church is representative of Henry Bingham Towner’s work, not without architectural merit but not... Read More

Bognor Regis – Our Lady of Sorrows

A fine urban church by J. S. Hansom, its interior impressing in its height, size and austere quality.  In 1864 the... Read More

Brighton – St John the Baptist

A Greek Revival design of the 1830s, closely modelled on that of St Mary Moorfields in the City of London, extended by... Read More

Brighton – St Joseph

A majestic ragstone Gothic design on a prominent corner site, built in stages between 1879 and 1906.A temporary... Read More

Brighton – St Mary Magdalen

A stately and lavish town church, of considerable townscape significance grouped with school and presbytery.  The... Read More

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