St Mary, Udimore, Sussex

Feature Sets (2)

Description

The church has a 12thc. nave and 13thc. chancel.

History

In 1086 Udimore, in the Rape of Hastings, was held by Reinbert from the Count of Eu. A church was mentioned.

Features

Loose Sculpture

Shaft fragment

A fragment of a shaft carved with spiral fluting, perhaps from a pillar piscina, was reported to be in the porch by the VCH (1937) and Pevsner (1965). It is no longer in the church and is not known to present incumbent. No illustration known.

Comments/Opinions

Bibliography

  • I. Nairn and N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Sussex. Harmondsworth 1965, 615-16.

  • Victoria County History: Sussex 9 (Rape and Honour of Hastings). 1937, 174.

Location

Site Location
Udimore
National Grid Reference
TQ 863 189 
Boundaries
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales): Sussex
now: East Sussex
Diocese
medieval: Chichester
now: Chichester
Dedication
now: St Mary
medieval: St Mary (pre-Reformation)
Type of building/monument
Parish church  
Report authors
Kathryn Morrison 
Visit Date
27 July 1990