St Mary, (Slaugham)

Denomination:

Anglican.

Internet:

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

Address:

Staplefield Road, Slaugham, West Sussex.

Grid reference: 525720, 128130, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Incumbents:

Currently there is no incumbent information available.

Registers:

Earliest Register: 1654.

Baptisms:

There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

No baptism IGI batches known.

Burials:

There are 2 burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.

Marriages:

There are 5 marriages in the OPC database.

No marriage IGI batches known.

Monumental inscriptions:

There are 3 monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.

Images:

Roughwood Churches Album has images and notes about this church.

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

Building information:

Style: Decorated (traces of Norman & E.E.).

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. MARY. This church has been restored and has traces of early Nor. and E.E. work; otherwise it is Dec. In N. wall is a blocked-up Nor. doorway; font, late Nor., with rude carving of a fish, etc. There are some mural paintings on N. wall, representing the scourging of Our Lord, the Last Supper; and a Soul Borne to Heaven. At the end of S. aisle is the Covert Chapel, in which are some monuments and brasses - John Covert, 1503; Rd. Covert, 1547 (very fine); Jane Covert, 1586. Note: piscina in E. pillar; fine carved pulpit (?Italian). Nelson's sister is buried in the churchyard, in the vault of the Matchams. There is a fine old yew tree here. Reg. 1654.

Documents:

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Publications:

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

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