Holy Trinity, (Hurstpierpoint)




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High Street/Brighton Road, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex.

Grid reference: 527910, 116475, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1558.


There are 29 baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C070661 (1588 ~ 1877, 1664 ~ 1844); E070661 (1588 ~ 1877, 1664 ~ 1844); C070662 (1704 ~ 1877).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are 2 marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M070661 (1559 ~ 1876).

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 15 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: 1843 - 45.

Architect: Sir Charles Barry.

Style: Early English of stone. South east tower and spire.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

HOLY TRINITY. Built in 1845 on site of former church. Note: two fonts, one Nor. (not used) and a large circular one (restored); an old stone pulpit on S. of chancel arch; effigy in chain armour (Sir Simon de Pierpoint?), late 12th c.; effigy in plate armour, railed with Sussex iron ( Sir S. dor Pierpoint?), 14th c.); 16th c. glass in E. window of S. chapel and in vestry, designed by Albert Dûrer. Reg. 1558.


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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.


Built on site of former church of St Lawrence.

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