Wotton Church and The Greensand Way in Surrey

Wotton Church and The Greensand Way in Surrey

Another mini series of three videos exploring further sections of the Greensand Way in Surrey. I am joined once again by the ever knowledgeable Matthew Holdsworth. We start at Wotton Church, a rural, downland building, remote in the Surrey Hills just off the A25. John Evelyn the 17th century diarist was buried there. Splendid views […]

Exploring Duncton – The Site of St Mary’s

Exploring Duncton - The Site of St Mary's

I am continuing my exploration of the rural West Sussex village of Duncton, a few miles south of Petworth and about thirteen from Chichester. Today I am joined by John Mayes, local historian, and we are examining the history of the first church in the village. St Mary’s is no longer there, although the churchyard […]

A Visit to Tuxlith Chapel in Milland West Sussex

A Visit to Tuxlith Chapel in Milland West Sussex

Today I have teamed up with Kevin Hall to visit Tuxlith Chapel in Milland, a tiny religious house tucked behind the towering Victorian St Lukes Church. We are playing detectives, looking at the interior features and speculating on the original construction, and that goes for the incredible invasive moss in the graveyard too. We hope […]

Exploring Upwaltham Church in West Sussex

Exploring Upwaltham Church in West Sussex

Today Julia Hartley, Cynthia Julian and myself are exploring the terrible tragedies that occurred towards the end of the Second World War close to a rural download church in West Sussex. St Mary’s the Virgin, The Church in a Field, lies a few miles south of Petworth. A Norman built church with very little changes […]

The Bloomsbury Paintings at Berwick Church in East Sussex

The Bloomsbury Paintings at Berwick Church in East Sussex

Today I talk to Peter Blee, rector of Berwick Church where there are some incredible paintings. The Bloomsbury paintings in Berwick Church are an unique and complete example of the decoration of the interior of a Grade I listed parish church in the UK by 20th century artists, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell, and Quentin Bell. […]