St Margaret, (West Hoathly)




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Church Road, West Hoathly.

Grid reference: 536300, 132505, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Incumbents of St Margaret's Church


Earliest Register: 1645.


There are 4614 baptisms in the OPC database.

The OPC has copies of the baptism registers and can offer lookups.

IGI Batches: P017961 (1606 ~ 1640); C070631 (1645 ~ 1876); E070631 (1645 ~ 1876).


There are 7 burials in the OPC database.

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No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M070631 (1606 ~ 1875).

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 19 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Style: Early English.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

Restored in 1870. This E.E. church has a fine lofty shingled broach spire. There are some early geometrical windows; stoup; triple sedilia; two piscinae; two iron slabs (1619 and 1635). Note: the openings to rood-loft and traces of mural paintings. Font, square Tr.-Nor. Reg. 1645. There is a half-timbered cottage which was a priests' house (14th c.).


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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