Church of England Diocese of Chichester Westbourne

About Us

Woodmancote Church (previously known as a Chapel) was erected in October 1892 from a corrugated iron ‘flat pack’ and known affectionately as a ‘tin tabernacle’. It is one of only two active Anglican ‘tin tabernacles’ still being used for divine service, and oldest, in Sussex and the fourth oldest in the UK. <div>

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<span style="font-size: 1rem; -webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;">In 2012, the church celebrated its </span><span style="font-size: 1rem; -webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;">120th anniversary.</span>

The Church does not have disabled access, a lavatory nor a water supply. 

<span style="font-size: 1rem;">Its </span><span style="font-size: 1rem; -webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;">sister church is St John the Baptist, Westbourne.</span>

St John the Baptist and Woodmancote Church website