St Michael, (Playden)




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A268/The Oakfield, Playden, East Sussex.

Grid reference: 592025, 121680, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1600.


There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C042511 (1638 ~ 1706); E042511 (1638 ~ 1706); J042512 (1706 ~ 1880); K042512 (1706 ~ 1880).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are 2 marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: M042511 (1606 ~ 1800); M042512 (1800 ~ 1884).

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 6 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. MICHAEL. This church is Tr. Nor. (c. 1175), with Perp. windows. The chancel has been rebuilt. Note: shape of arches and clerestories; columns, alternately round and octagonal; two carves screens (15th c.); tomb of Flemish brewer. Font, Perp.


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There is 1 book 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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