St Mary Star of the Sea, (Hastings)


Roman Catholic.


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1 High Street, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3EY.

Grid reference: 582655, 109865, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Currently there is no incumbent information available.



There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

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There are no marriages in the OPC database.

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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: 1882.

Architect: Basil Champneys.

Style: Decorated/Perpendicular of flint with stone dressings, decorated with end on tile. Vaulting and large marble reredos.

Current use: Worship.


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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.


According to Elleray, this church has one of the best vaulted interiors in Sussex and has a series of recessed chapels in both aisles with clerestory balconies above.
Much of the cost of the church was borne by the poet Coventry Patmore who lived in the town for some years.

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