St Nicholas, (West Thorney)




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Thorney Island, West Sussex.

Grid reference: 476950, 102485, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.


Currently there is no incumbent information available.


Earliest Register: 1540.


There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: C071221 (1570 ~ 1890, 1584 ~ 1615, 1592 ~ 1618); E071221 (1570 ~ 1890, 1584 ~ 1615, 1592 ~ 1618).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: M071221 (1571 ~ 1624, 1639 ~ 1792, 1804 ~ 1876); M071222 (1571 ~ 1624, 1639 ~ 1754).

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 3 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. NICHOLAS. Restored in 1886. Traces of the original late Nor. church remain in the tower; the rest is E.E. with lancets. Note: dog-tooth moulding on N. blocked-up door; triangular piscina; square aumbry; fine carved oak screen (Dec.); low-side windows. Font, tub-shaped and panelled, Nor. There is one old bell. Reg. 1570.


There is 1 document concerning this church in the OPC database.


There are no books 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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