St John the Baptist, (Westbourne)

Denomination:

Anglican.

Internet:

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

Address:

Westbourne, West Sussex.

Grid reference: 475500, 107500, 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: 1549.

Baptisms:

There are 10346 baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C070171 (1550 ~ 1880); E070171 (1550 ~ 1880).

Burials:

There is 1 burial in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.

Marriages:

There are 2331 marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M070171 (1550 ~ 1875).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.

Images:

Roughwood Churches Album has images and notes about this church.

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

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

St. JOHN THE BAPTIST. Restored in 1863-4. There are traces of Nor. work in the tower and buttress of this Perp. church; traces of E.E. outside of E. window; embattled tower has shingled spire; splendid Perp. piscina with ogee head; old door. Beneath the floor, bases of Nor. pillars have been found. Note: splendid silver gilt and jewelled chalice, tow 17th c. candlesticks; candelabra, 18thc.; gargoyles on tower; old beam with coat of arms in porch; old flag; fine (modern) carved cover to font. The avenue of yew trees is very fine.

Documents:

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Publications:

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There are 3 articles about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

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