St John the Baptist, (Crawley)




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


High Street/The Broadway, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1HH.

Grid reference: 526500, 136500, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1611.


There are 189 baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C070331 (1611 ~ 1640, 1653 ~ 1877, 1659 ~ 1700); E070331 (1611 ~ 1640, 1653 ~ 1877, 1659 ~ 1700).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M070331 (1611 ~ 1876).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


POWPics (The New Roughwood Church Album) contains 8 photographs of this church. This album will also display any postcards or other images of the church which are in the Sussex OPC database.

There are 13 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: 1250.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

Restored in 1868; N. aisle added in 1880. This church is Dec. with Perp. additions. Note: inscription on one of the beams in the old oak roof; two brasses; 15th c. font; old altar rails; part of altar tomb in E. wall of chancel. There is a memorial window to Mark Lemon. Reg. 1653.


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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.

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