St George, (Eastergate)

Denomination:

Anglican.

Internet:

Church website.

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

Address:

Church Lane, Eastergate, West Sussex PO20 3UX.

Grid reference: 494500, 105500, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Incumbents:

Church of England Clergy Database.

Registers:

Earliest Register: 1563.

Baptisms:

There are 1193 baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C132891 (1563 ~ 1875); E132891 (1563 ~ 1875); C132892 (1749 ~ 1876).

Burials:

There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.

Marriages:

There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: M132891 (1563 ~ 1881); M132892 (1740 ~ 1881).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.

All the burial plots at St George’s Eastergate have been transcribed & placed in the church for public access and a look up service is offered

Images:

There are 5 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. GEORGE. In the chancel, the small window and the wall are early Nor. work (?pre-conquest), as may also be the traces of mural painting; there are two lancets. In the restored nave there is one Perp. window with fragments of fine heraldic and quarry glass. Font, Perp. Note: herring bone work with Roman bricks.

Documents:

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

Publications:

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.

Other links:

The OPC has access to the church registers 1563 - date (incomplete coverage) and offers a look up service

Notes:

Although St George's has stood for more than 700 years it has not stood still. The building was reordered during the year 2000 to provide toilet and kitchen facilities in the vestry, and a "welcome area" at the west end of the Church. Heating and lighting were also improved.
Source: Church website.

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