St Mary Magdalene, (West Lavington)




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


Church Road, West Lavington, West Sussex GU29 0EH.

Grid reference: 489500, 120500, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1851.


There are 128 baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: C070741 (1851 ~ 1876).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M070741 (1852 ~ 1876).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


There are 4 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: 1850.

Architect: William Butterfield.

Style: Middle Pointed. South west bellcote. Sussex marble screen.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

Erected by Butterfield in 1850 for Archdeacon (afterwards Cardinal) Manning, shortly before his secession to the Church of Rome. In the churchyard (S.E. of church) is the tomb of Richard Cobden, the Apostle of Free Trade, who died in 1865. He was born at an old farmhouse in the neighbouring hamlet of Heyshott.


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There are no articles about this church in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

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