Church of St John sub Castro, Abinger Place

Church of St John sub Castro, Abinger Place, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1QA View on map

Completed in 1840 near the site of a Saxon/Medieval Church, traces of which remain the churchyard. Alterations to be completed in August 2017 will reinstate the original West gallery and transform the Church into a community hub with cafe, meeting rooms and a 400 seat concert hall.

Opening Arrangements

The cafe is normally open Tues-Fri, 10am,-4pm and Sat 9am-1pm. Access to the church is often available during those times by arrangement with the public access contract.


Abinger Place, off Lewes to Offham Road at Elephant and Castle pub. 1/3 mile from bus station and Waitrose. Lewes is 1/2 mile away. 127 bus from Lewes Town Centre to Landpost Estate, approx. every half hour.

Parking Spaces


North street carpark nearby