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

(147) JEVINGTON, St. Andrew

Saxon; Early English North aisle - Nairn & Pevsner (546); church reported to be in fine condition in 1686 and 1724 (Ford 51; 175), when the patron was Sir George Parker (see 297D); Horsfield (Sussex I 288) notes many slabs in the chancel; monuments at Jevington are mostly to former residents of Wannock, a house in the parish.

147A A wall-mounted brass fragment commemorating Elizabeth [?MARWICK], d. 1608

-  Choir, South wall, 1 of 3 (upper), on wooden blocks.

-  21(W) x 15.5(H)~Fragmentary; damaged (left side).

-  M.I. (4 lines, engraved) on a brass plate.

-  Elizabeth, d. [9] Apr 1608, wife of John [Marwick], of Wannock.

147B A wall-mounted brass for William MARKWICK, d. 1699

-  Choir, South wall, 1 of 3 (centre), on wooden blocks.

-  44.5(W) x 19.5(H)~Very good.

-  M.I. (5 lines, engraved) on a brass plate.

-  William Markwick, d. 20 Apr 1699, aet 38, youngest son of William Markwick, Esq., of Wannock.

147C A wall-mounted brass for Thomas MARKWICK, d. 1610

-  Choir, South wall, 1 of 3 (lower), on a brass plate, then on wood.

-  40(W) x 10(H)~Fragmentary.

-  M.I. (3 lines) on an irregular brass plate, other (later) lettering showing through.

-  Thomas Marckwycke, of Wannock, buried 9 Mar 1610.

147D Mural monument for Charles ROCHESTER, d. 1758

-  Choir, South wall, at head height.

-  150(W) x 285(H)~Excellent; no colour.

-  In grey, white and patterned marbles; male & female portrait reliefs in a framed roundel, with scrolled side and a curved top; above, in half relief, an urn flanked by flaming torches; below, base mouldings and a sarcophagus on clawed feet, with egg-and-dart and a M.I. on a panel; below, a decorative marble border; then an apron with an escutcheon in a Baroque frame.

-  Charles Rochester, Esq., d. 20 Nov 1758, aet 55; his wife, Leonora, d. 3 Mar 1756, aet 48, third daughter of Charles Eversfield, Esq., of Denn, Sussex.

147E Mural monument for Robert ROCHESTER, d. 1725, and members of his family

-  Choir, North wall, at head height.

-  101(W) x 184(H)~Excellent; colour mostly lost.

-  Fluted Doric pilasters carry a broken, pointed pediment enclosing an achievement; in the centre; M.I. (27 lines, engraved, centred, black) in several stages; below, thick, darker grey base moulding and scrolly corbels; between them a delicate cherub in low relief.

-  Robert Rochester, Esq., of Wannock, d. 15 Aug 1725, aet 51; his wife, Jane, d. 21 Mar 1747, aet 69, second daughter of Nicholas Eversfield, Charleton, Steyning; their issue – second son, William, d. 16 Sep 1740, aet 35, and William's only son, also Robert, d. 26 Sep 1739, aet 10; and the youngest son, another Robert, d. 31 Mar 1738, aet 26, buried St. George the Martyr, Queen Square, London.

147F A cartouche for John MANNINGHAM, d. 1751, and Thomas

-  Choir, North wall, below 147E.

-  55(W) x 75(H)~Excellent; fading.

-  M.I. (8 lines, engraved, centred, black) on convex cartouche; elegant scrolled frame; shell decorations top and bottom.

-  John Manningham and Thomas Manningham, no dates.

147G Mural monument for Nathaniel COLLIER, d. 1691/2

-  Choir, North wall, East side, North-East corner.

-  41(W) x 40(H)~Fine; dirty.

-  M.I. (8 lines) scratched on slate; no frame or decoration.

-  Nathaniel Collier, M.A., rector of Jevington, d. 1 Mar 1691/2.