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St Peter

A small and very unique church where Book of Common prayer services are held accompanied by a recently restored French harmonium.

Racton, Sussex

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PO18 9DR

St Peter, Racton with Lordington is a small 12th century downland church with a seating capacity of about 60. It contains significant monuments to the Gounter family who owned Racton Manor opposite (now demolished). Music is played on a fine example of a French Alexandre harmonium.

More information about the history and architecture of this church can be found on the Sussex Parish Churches website.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • Dog friendly

  • Car park at church

  • Sunday services are attended by a small number of loyal worshippers, with numbers significantly increased at Easter, Harvest Festival, Carol Services, Christmas Day and Octagon services. The church is used for Baptisms, Weddings and Funeral Services as required. Regular monthly services are held at the church. For further details, please see the Octagon Parish website:

  • Church of England

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