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

(25) BERWICK, St. Michael & All Angels

Nairn & Pevsner (414-15) note the over-restoration of 1856, e.g. North arcade; for an early view see Lambert (BL Add. MS 5676 f.73); in 1724, the church fabric was reported to be fine (Ford). 25B & C probably replace earlier ledger stones.

25A Ledger for George HALL, d. 1668

-  Vestry floor, North of chancel.

-  Dimensions, condition and description unknown~Obscured and inaccessible.

25B Grave marker for Augustin METCALFE, d. 1672

-  Chancel floor, near South wall.

-  30.5(W) x 15(L)~Fair.

-  M.I. (2 lines engraved) on a slate slab.

25C Grave marker for John HAWES, d. 1743

-  Chancel floor, West end, near South wall.

-  30.5(W) x 15(L)~Fine.

-  M.I. (2 lines, engraved) on a slate slab.

25D Grave marker for William HAWES, d. 1784

-  Chancel floor, West end, centre.

-  30.5(W) x 15(L)~Fine.

-  M.I. (2 lines, engraved) on a slate slab.

25E Floor monument for John NUTT, dated 1653

-  Chancel floor, West end, near North wall.

-  30.5(W) x 15(L)~Fine.

-  M.I. (2 lines, engraved) on a slate slab.

25F Mural monument for Louisa Elizabeth WEST, d. 1821

-  West tower, South wall, now obscured by an organ.

-  104(W) x 76(H)~Very poor; local losses (decorative details).

-  M.I. (engraved) on a white marble tablet; on a shallow black baseplate with a pointed top and squared bottom; signed (lower left): 'C Smith ft Norton Street, London'.

25G Mural monument for John HAWES, d. 1743

-  West tower, South wall, far South-West corner, now obscured by an organ.

-  80(W) x 180(H)~Condition inaccessible.

-  M.I. on a tablet, framed by decorative work and Ionic pilasters; topped by a cornice; above, a decorative scrolled pediment; below, an apron with arms & a cherub.

25H Mural monument for John NUTT, d. 1653 [sic] and his wife Ann, d. 1661

-  West tower, North wall, high, obscured by an organ and inaccessible, since 1987.

-  c.120(W) x c.300(H)~Damaged (extent unknown).

-  2 portrait busts (male to left, female to right), in 17th century dress, in oval framed niches, on plinths; above, an achievement, swags and fruit; below, M.I. on rectangular panel (final lines added), a cornice over; base mouldings; flanked by scrolls; below, a cherub on an ornamental scrolled apron.