St Cosmas and St Damian, (Keymer)




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Keymer Road, Keymer, West Sussex.

Grid reference: 531500, 115300, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1601.


There is 1 baptism in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: C157761 (1601 ~ 1677).


There is 1 burial in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M157761 (1601 ~ 1678).

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 7 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: 1866.

Architect: Edmund E Scott.

Style: Rebuilt in Early English style of flint with tone dressings. South west tower. 13th century chancel retained. North aisle, vestries added 1890.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

Rebuilt in 1866; enlarged in 1899. Of the original church a portion of the apsidal chancel alone remains.


There is 1 document concerning this church in the OPC database.


There are no books about this church in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.

There is 1 article about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.


Founded in Saxon times our church was rebuilt by the Victorians in the style of the 14th Century building it replaced.
Source: Church web site.

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