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.



Esher – The Holy Name

A fine church, designed in a conservative Romanesque style and carefully constructed with traditional materials. Well... Read More

Ewell – St Clement

St Clement’s Church is a striking building, and its bell-tower is a local landmark. Inside there are some excellent... Read More

Farnham – St Joan of Arc

One of the best works of John Edward Dixon-Spain, possibly the only complete church built to his design. The style is... Read More

Frimley – Our Lady Queen of Heaven

A 1960s brick church with a blocky tower, not of any special architectural interest, but with some furnishings of note.... Read More

Godalming – St Edmund King and Martyr

A fine, if austere, church that makes the most of its prominent position on a hillside overlooking Godalming. The most... Read More

Goring-by-Sea – English Martyrs

The interest of the English Martyrs church lies in the decoration of the interior and this is rather of curiosity value... Read More

Hailsham – St Wilfrid

Henry Bingham Towner’s churches are mostly of modest pretensions. St Wilfrid’s is a pleasant little building, the... Read More

Haslemere – Our Lady of Lourdes

This is not one of F.A.Walters’ best churches and, perhaps owing to lack of funds, may not have been finished in the... Read More

Hastings – St Mary Star of the Sea

A distinguished work by an architect of national renown. Basil Champneys had a large and varied practice and is best... Read More

Haywards Heath – St Paul

St Paul’s church is impressive but a little bleak. The scale impresses and the plan is interesting in maximising the... Read More

Heron’s Ghyll – St John the Evangelist

A good example of a rural church by Frederick Walters, clearly built at some cost.  Mass was celebrated in... Read More

Hersham – All Saints

A post-war church of no particular architectural distinction, but with a light and pleasant interior.The first mass... Read More

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