East Sussex Church Monuments - 1530 to 1830 - Archive of Photographs
by Professor Nigel Llewellyn

(143) IFORD, St. Nicholas

Mostly Norman, relatively unchanged - Nairn & Pevsner (544); plan SNQ (V 25); 1686 report of decayed paving and poor state of chancel floor (Ford 39); repaired by 1724 (Ford 135).


143A Ledger stone for Samuel CARTER, d. 1708

-  North chapel (or vestry) floor, obscured by furnishings.

-  89(W) x 181(L)~Pitted; worn; damaged edge (right).

-  M.I. (engraved) in upper 50% of a freestone slab; set East-West.


143B Mural monument for Richard and Mary HURLY, d. 1818 and d. 1828

-  Chancel, South wall, at head height.

-  142(W) x 108(H)~Excellent.

-  M.I. (engraved) on white marble panel, set landscape-wise; flanked by fluted Doric pilasters; below, a deep-moulded, pointed pediment containing a floral wreath; at foot, base mouldings and 2 squared corbels; thin black baseplate; signed (lower centre): 'PARSONS.LEWES'.

-  Richard Hurly d. 26 Sep 1818, aet 62; his wife, Mary, d. 23 Mar 1828, aet 68; issue - unnamed.