St Peter, (Holtye Common)




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Holtye Common, East Sussex.

Grid reference: 545660, 139195, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Incumbents of Holtye & Hammerwood


Earliest Register: 1836.


There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

No baptism IGI batches known.


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

No marriage IGI batches known.

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 2 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: 1892.

Closed: 2007.

Architect: Lacy W Ridge.

Style: Perpendicular of stone with western bellcote, flying butresses to west front.

Current use: Closed.


There are no documents about this church in the OPC database. If you have one, please contribute a transcription!


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.


Replaced an earlier church by William Moseley (1836). The church was originally intended as a chapel-of-ease to Hartfield church, a few miles to the south but became part of the new Parish of Hammerwood and Holtye in 1880 when St Stephen's church in Hammerwood was completed.

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