St Bartholomew's Church
Church / Chapel
St Bartholomew's is a Grade 1 listed Victorian Church famous for its Art Nouveau furnishings. Built by A.D. Wagner in 1874 and desgned by local architect Edmund Scott, it is the tallest Parish Church (135 ft) in Britain if not Europe. It is of Italian Gothic style and has fine brickwork. The High Altar is reached by marble steps and is covered by a 45ft Byzantine style baldachino. This is faced with marble and alabaster, the ceiling is covered by gold mosaic and mother of pearl. This, together with the marble pulpit and font are part of Henry Wilson's Art Nouveau design for the Church as is the silver alter. The mosaics behind the altar are by F Hamilton Jackson. The Stations of the Cross came from Bruges in 1881.
Service times: Sun 9.30 & 11am, Mon-Fri 12.15pm, Sat 9.30am. School Mass: Thurs 9.15am term time only. Open Monday-Saturday - 10am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm
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Map & Directions
Pedestrians turn up Ann Street on west side of London Road - opposite Boots.Vehicles use London Road multi-storey care park immedieately behind Church. Access from Providence Place on eastern side of Church.
Public Transport Directions
Railway station nearby. Walk down Trafalgar Street from Brighton station - you can see the Church on your left.Buses stop nearby. Buses along London Road stop near the bottom of Ann Street (opposite Boots).
- All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Access information: Wheelchair access via storage porch at side door or moveable ramap at main door. Loop system. Large print service books for partially sighted. Assistance dogs are welcome. Wheelchair available. Disabled toilet now in the Church
- Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Loop system.
- Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Large print service books.
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Ramp/Level Access
- Wheelchair user accessible
- Event Venue
- LGBT Friendly
- Printed Material in Foreign Languages
- Toilets - Disabled.
Parking & Transport
- Parking (charge) - multi storey car park behind church.
- Groups Accepted
- In town/city centre
- Indoor Attraction
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
- Guided Tours Available for Individuals
ACCESS TO PUBLIC AREAS (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.
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* Please note: The Church closes between 13:00-14:00 Monday - Saturday on some days.
Please check with the Church for Service times on Sundays.