St Mary the Virgin, (Friston)

Denomination:

Anglican.

Internet:

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

Address:

Friston, East Sussex.

Grid reference: 555175, 98130, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Incumbents:

Church of England Clergy Database.

Registers:

Earliest Register: 1545.

Baptisms:

There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: P013951 (1546 ~ 1845).

Burials:

There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.

Marriages:

There are no marriages in the OPC database.

No marriage IGI batches known.

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.

Images:

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

There are 12 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST JAMES. Restored in 1892, and N. transept built. The church is mainly early Nor.; the chancel and windows are Dec. Note: the blocked-up Nor. window in S. wall, and old oak roof. The wide segmental chancel arch is connected with a wall-arch in N. and S. walls, in which are inserted windows, that on the S. being probably a low-side window. On the internal jambs, note consecration crosses; also the curious arched recess above altar, There are two brasses, one to Thomas Selwyn (1539) and his wife Margery (1542); a fine mural monument to Nicholas Selwyn and his family, formerly owners of the Tudor mansion, Friston Place. Reg. 1546.

Documents:

There are 2 documents concerning this church in the OPC database.

Publications:

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.

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