St John the Evangelist, (Piddinghoe)




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


Off Lewes Road, Piddinghoe, East Sussex BN9 9AP.

Grid reference: 543505, 103105, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map, Magic Maps


Church of England Clergy Database.


Earliest Register: 1540.


There are no baptisms in the OPC database.

IGI Batches: J148221 (1540 ~ 1881); K148221 (1540 ~ 1881).


There are no burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

IGI Batch: M148221 (1540 ~ 1881).

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


POWPics (The New Roughwood Church Album) contains 21 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 12 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Built: Unknown or not given.

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. JOHN. Restored in 1882. This is one of the three churches in Sussex which have round towers. There are three Nor. arches on S. side of nave and a curious head on N. side; chancel arch is E.E. (early 13th c.), and capitals of pillars have stiff-leaf foliage; S. nave aisle has been rebuilt. Note: low-side window; piscina; aumbry. Font, square Nor. The clerestory on S. side of nave is modern.


There are 2 documents 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.

Other links:

The OPC is currently transcribing the Bishop's Transcripts for the parish and has completed 1701 - 1724 for baptisms, marriages and burials. She can accept look up requests for the time being.

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