The Divine Motherhood & St Francis of Assisi, (Midhurst)

Denomination:

Roman Catholic.

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Address:

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Building information:

Built: 1957.

Architect: Guy Morgan.

Style: Contemporary.

Current use: Worship.

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Notes:

The building is an early example of a church built to a fan-shaped plan. The large plot on a bend in the road is exploited to the full with the broad entrance front, substantially glazed and extended to the side with an open cloister and a soaring campanile. The interior is flooded with light, with a further circular skylight above the altar. The Stations of the Cross are arranged in a carved stone frieze on the 2 side walls.
Source: Architectural & Historic Review of Churches in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arundel & Brighton, Teresa Sladen & Nicholas Antram, 2005.
Prior to the closure of the church of St Francis of Assisi, this church was known as the Church of Holy Mary, Mother of God and Mother of us all.

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