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  • 13th Century Church With Unspoilt 18th Century Interior

    13th Century Church With Unspoilt 18th Century Interior

    The setting of this 13th century sandstone church, with splendid views across the South Downs, is gorgeous, but the building itself surpasses all expectations. The unspoilt 18th century interior, which is illuminated by large windows of clear glass, contains silvery oak pews, a clerk’s desk, a triple-decker pulpit, an uneven flagstone floor, and a curved…

  • 12th Century Church With Norman Carvings

    12th Century Church With Norman Carvings

    The entrance to this 12th century flint church looks like something out of a medieval fantasy – three rows of Norman carvings arch over a thick wooden door set with ornamental hinge straps. Inside, creatures unlike anything found in nature peer down from the chancel arch. They are called ‘beakheads’ – boggle-eyed monsters with beaks,…