St Michael's Chapel, Convent of the Holy Child, (St Leonards, Christ Church)


Roman Catholic.


Church website.


Magdalen Road, St Leonards.

Grid reference: 580755, 109200, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Currently there is no incumbent information available.



There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

No baptism IGI batches known.


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

No marriage IGI batches known.

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 2 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: 1848.

Closed: 1974.

Architect: A W N Pugin.

Style: Decorated of stone. Western bellcote, south porch with flanking turrets.

Current use: Unknown.



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

There are no articles about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.


The convent also had a large chapel by W W Wardell in 1846-48, which later became the community room and refectory. The bell was no longer in the bellcote by 2004.

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