St Michael, (Newhaven)




A Church Near You (Church of England site for this church).


Meeching Rise/Church Hill, Newhaven, East Sussex.

Grid reference: 544200, 101100, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1553.


There is 1 baptism in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C148291 (1553 ~ 1812); E148291 (1553 ~ 1812); C148292 (1813 ~ 1881).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There is 1 marriage in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: M148291 (1553 ~ 1754); M148292 (1554 ~ 1881).

Monumental inscriptions:

There is 1 monumental inscription in the OPC database.


POWPics (The New Roughwood Church Album) contains 2 photographs of this church. This album will also display any postcards or other images of the church which are in the Sussex OPC database.

There are 18 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. MICHAEL. Restored and enlarged in 1854. This old church on the hill has the Nor. apse joined to the E. end of the Nor. tower, in which is a two-light window divided by a baluster. The Nor. windows of the apse are small. The four tower arches are plain, but of good order. The nave is modern. Note: the Nor. butresses.


There is 1 document 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.


Alias Meeching.

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