St Mary the Virgin, (Aldingbourne)




Church website.

A Church Near You (Church of England site for this church).


Unknown or not given.

Grid reference: 492400, 105500, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1558.


There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C070011 (1558 ~ 1777, 1583 ~ 1616, 1594 ~ 1595, 1617 ~ 1618, 1780 ~ 1876); E070011 (1558 ~ 1777, 1583 ~ 1616, 1594 ~ 1595, 1617 ~ 1618, 1780 ~ 1876).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are 986 marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M070011 (1558 ~ 1875).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


The old Roughwood Churches Album has images and notes about this church.

There are 7 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. MARY. Chancel (restored) E.E. and south aisle rebuilt in 1897; restored again in 1889. North aisle has disappeared. Nave has Tr.-Nor. arches and pillars with round abacus and scalloped capitals; E. end of south aisle has elegant vaulted chapel, E.E., with dog-tooth moulding. Sedilia, E.E., has some dog-tooth moulding. Note: fragments of mural paintings in nave and south aisle, also on soffit of Nor. arch; dedication cross in red ochre on west wall; built-up arcade N. of nave; old altar-slab with five crosses. Font, late Nor. Tower is E.E.


There is 1 document concerning this church in the OPC database.


There are no books about this church in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.

There are 2 articles about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

Other links:

The OPC has access to the church registers 1558 - date (incomplete coverage) and offers a look up service

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