St Mary the Virgin, (East Preston)




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


Vicarage Lane/Station Road, East Preston, West Sussex BN16 2SP.

Grid reference: 506500, 102500, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map, Magic Maps


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1573.


There are 1231 baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C070923 (1573 ~ 1709); C070921 (1709 ~ 1878); E070921 (1709 ~ 1878); C070922 (1738 ~ 1750).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: M070923 (1575 ~ 1709); M070921 (1710 ~ 1876).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are 12 monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


There are 15 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

One of the four churches in Sussex having old stone spires. The N. door is Nor.; nave and chancel are E.E., possibly partly Tr. Nor. The E. end of chancel has fine triplet of lancets, with shafts of Purbeck marble and foliated capitals. Tower and spire are Perp. (lage 15th c.); S. aisle is modern; font 1648. Note: old seating; old chest; and aumbry. Reg. 1573.


There are no documents about this church in the OPC database. If you have one, please contribute a transcription!


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.


Vicarage Lane, Station Road, East Preston.

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