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

(2) ALCISTON Parish Church

Architectural history uncertain; chancel originally longer - Nairn & Pevsner (394-5); for a view by Lambert see BL Add. MS 5676 f.73; chancel pavement reported missing in 1686 and in 1724 it was generally in a poor state, especially the South side (Ford 53, 162).

2A Ledger for W[illiam] MERES, d. 1623

-  Chancel floor, near North wall.

-  57(W) x 95(L)~Worn.

-  M.I. in Roman capitals (engraved) in East end of a freestone slab; head to East.

2B Ledger for John MERES, d. 1641

-  Chancel floor, near South wall.

-  57(W) x 95(L)~Fine.

-  M.I. in Roman capitals (engraved) in upper 30% of freestone slab; head to East.

-  John Meres, d. 12 Jul 1641; his father, Thomas Meres.