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cocking Church photo: - Phil Dixon - 12 Apr 2007

St Catherine
of Siena

WEST SUSSEX
formerly
Cocking Parish Church
Hoyle Lane, Cocking
West Sussex GU29 0HJ
Revd. Canon Colin Bradley
Cocking Rectory, Mill Lane, Cocking
01730 817340
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Earliest parts of parish church 11th century - Mentioned in the Domesday Book
 
From the end of April 2007 Cocking Parish Church will become the Church of St Catherine of Siena, Cocking.
An ancient downland church which has had no known name for all of its 900 years is finally to get one.
The 11th century Cocking Church has always been simply Cocking Church. But at the end of this month it will become 'the Church of St Catherine of Siena, Cocking', formally dedicated to a 14th century Italian woman who used her comparatively short life to serve the sick, the poor and the imprisoned.
Although no one knows quite why, one of the church's two medieval bells is inscribed with St Catherine's name and the congregation has now decided to adopt her as their patron saint.
Report in April 12 issue of the Observer
 

Catherine of Siena, born 1347, died 1380 ..... read more
 
See old images of church in The Vintage Trail
St. Catherines modern photo gallery
 
Cocking church - British History Online, published 1953 - University of London
 

right- click image for Church plans, c.1862 & c.1938 showing differing layouts


 


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