St Mary Magdalene, (Rusper)




Church website.


High Street, Rusper, West Sussex.

Grid reference: 520505, 137405, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map, Magic Maps


Currently there is no incumbent information available.


Earliest Register: 1560.


There are 21 baptisms in the OPC database.

No baptism IGI batches known.


There are 10 burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are 5 marriages in the OPC database.

No marriage IGI batches known.

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


There are 8 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. MARY MAGDALENE. Rebuilt in 1855. The church was originally built in 14th c., and some of the windows were inserted in the new chancel; part of tower is late 15th c. Note: two brasses in chancel, one to John de Kyggesfold and his wife (14th c.), the other to Thomas Challoner and his wife (1532); two brasses in tower (1636 and 1644); 17th c. chest; old sundial in churchyard. On S. of tower is an old font within railed enclosure. Reg. 1560.

At Rusper Priory, in 1840, a copper-gilt chalice, a rosary and a ring were found in a coffin.


There are 2 documents concerning this church in the OPC database.


There are no books about this church in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.

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

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