Brighton: St Paul

Name:
Brighton: St Paul
Record Type:
Major Parish Church
Church code:
610043
Diocese:
Chichester
Archdeaconry:
Brighton and Lewes
Parish:
Brighton Saint Paul

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade II* Listed Building
View more information about this Listed Building on the National Heritage List for England web site
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is in the following Conservation Area: Regency Square

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is on the Heritage at Risk Register (data verified 09 Nov 2023)
View more information about this church on the Heritage at Risk website
 

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:
Victorian/Pre-WWI

Exterior Image

Exterior image of 610034 Brighton St Paul's
Caption:
Exterior image of 610034 Brighton St Paul's
Description:
Photograph of the outside of the church.
Year / Date:
March 2005
Copyright:
Archbishops' Council
Originator:
Joseph Elders

Summary Description

St Paul’s was built by Henry Mitchell Wagner, Vicar of Brighton, for the ministry of his High Church son, Father Arthur Douglas Wagner (1824-1902). It is is designed in the Decorated style. The most striking feature of the church externally is the tall tower crowned with its delicate wooden octagon and spire. The church stands in a commercial area on West Street not far from the seafront.

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
Mass held every morning from 11am (except Fridays are held at another church). Church is open for visitors every day until 3pm. Facilities include toilets, a ramped entrance, large print books, and the church is guide dog friendly. The church holds bell ringing, a regular choir, and live music events, and has a shop.
 

Church Website

Church Website:
http://www.saintpaulschurch.org.uk

Sources and Further Information

Joseph Elders (March 2005) Exterior image of 610034 Brighton St Paul's [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior image of 610034 Brighton St Paul's
Unkown (Unknown) Church plan of 610043 Brighton St Paul [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Church plan of 610043 Brighton St Paul
Joseph Elders (February 2005) Interior image of 610043 Brighton St Paul [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Interior image of 610043 Brighton St Paul
Church of England (2021) A Church Near You https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/4813/ [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
ICBS (1817-1989) Incorporated Church Building Society Archive https://images.lambethpalacelibrary.org.uk/luna/servlet/detail/LPLIBLPL~34~34~75065~112595 [Archive/Graphic material]

Ground plan

ICBS File Number - 02648

Coverage - 1840-1849

Created by ?CARPENTER, Richard Cromwell: b. 1812 - d. 1855 of London

Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 2 Bells [Archive/Index]
2 Bells