St Laurence, Guestling, East Sussex - 31st October 2004

Sadly this lovely church was locked on a Sunday afternoon.  No indication of where a key may be obtained to visit the interior was given - even the porch door was locked.

St Laurence, Guestling, East Sussex - 31st October 2004 - MTC

The church was founded in Saxon times, it's towers, pierced with tiny round-headed windows, must have been built after the Norman Conquest. Between the north aisle and the chapel that leads out of it, is an architectural rarity - an ornate Transitional arch - making the transition from Norman to early-English style.

St Laurence, Guestling, East Sussex - 31st October 2004 - MTC

St Laurence, Guestling, East Sussex - 31st October 2004 - MTC

The lich gate carries this inscription: "This lich-gate was erected to the glory of God an in loving memory of Anchitel Ashburnham 8th Baronet of Broomham by his many friends May 1901".

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