St Nicholas, (Pevensey)




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Church Lane, Pevensey, East Sussex.

Grid reference: 564700, 104800, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.

Assistant Priests of Pevensey transcribed from a list in the church


Earliest Register: 1569.


There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: E042501 (1569 ~ 1837); C042501 (1569 ~ 1837); C042503 (1881 ~ 1991).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M042501 (1570 ~ 1836).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


POWPics (The New Roughwood Church Album) contains 22 photographs of this church. This album will also display any postcards or other images of the church which are in the Sussex OPC database.

There are 4 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. NICHOLAS. Built of green sandstone. Tower has six bells; short broach spire, Long chancel (E.E.) deviated to left and has lofty arch; stiff-leaf capitals; pointed arch (Tr.-Nor.) over organ springs from square abacus; in S. wall are twin windows (end of 12th c.), and priests' door; E. end, three lancet windows (12th c.); waggon roof with trussed rafters; arch on N. was entrance to chantry, destroyed at time of Reformation; on W. pillar, two votive crosses. Chapel: N. and E. walls new; on S. wall two recesses (entrance to rood-loft); muniment chest (1664), with triple lock; disused font, square; stone bowl (stoup or mortar); sandstone catapult ball. Note: fine Elizabethan chalice; case with municipalia of the old corporation, and seal, c. 1230. Nave, late E.E. (Henry III.); pillars alternately octagonal and clustered; clerestory windows between bays. N. aisle: W. wall, lancet window with representation of St. Nicholas; fine monument to John Wheatley, d. 1616. S. aisle: two small lancet windows, one with representation of St. Wilfrid; two mediaeval coffin lids of Sussex marble, one with cross; three brasses to Milward family. Porch: on arch over door, three votive crosses. Near N. door: tomb of Sarah Beal, centenarian.


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


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.

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