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Main Road, Icklesham, East Sussex.
Rectors & Vicars of Icklesham from a board in the church
Earliest Register: 1606.
There are no baptisms in the OPC database.
IGI Batch: C148081 (1669 ~ 1812).
There are no burials in the OPC database.
No burial IGI batches known.
There is 1 marriage in the OPC database.
IGI Batch: M148081 (1669 ~ 1812).
There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.
Roughwood Churches Album has images and notes about this church.
There are 14 images of this church in the OPC database.
Built: Unknown or not given.
Current use: Worship.
ST. NICHOLAS. Restored in 1847-52. This interesting church was originally Nor., but has been altered and enlarged at different periods. Nave, aisles, tower, and three small windows in S. aisle are Nor,; chancel, which deviates to N., has two chapels with beautiful arcades, Tr.-Nor.; S. chapel re-constructed late 13th c.; E. end of chancel, early 14th c.; W. window of nave is a restoration; five light E. window and span-roof of nave and aisles are modern reproductions; hexagonal W. porch is a modern addition.
Note: corbels of chancel arch; capitals of nave arcades (cf. Steyning); vaulting shafts of tower; aumbry; two finr Dec. piscinae; basin of Nor. pillar piscina in N. chapel. The tower, on N. of chancel; is built in three stages - the lowest is vaulted; belfry windows of double-lights; plain corbel table; flat buttresses.
There are some traces of mural paintings. Caen stone has been used in the earlier work of the church. Reg. 1598.
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There are 3 articles about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.
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