The only Grade I
Listed Building in Lewes and the surrounding area.
This was a stronghold of the Calvinistic
Independents The building is constructed of red
mathematical tiles hung on a wooden frame, with
chequered brickwork in places hung slates and under a
long slated roof.
Restored to its original form in the last part of
the 1990s, it qualifies for a large grant from English
Heritage, but even so was a severe financial strain on
the eight elders of the church remaining at that
The famous evangelist and coal heaver, William
Huntingdon S.S. (Sinner Saved) is buried in the yard.
The chapel has galleries on three side, the organ
having been removed from the central eastern
gallery. There are high-sided pews, box-pews,
and a central pulpit behind the table at the west
end. Chapel hat-pegs along walls at back of