Glynn Jones talks about The Friends of the Southdowns

Glynn Jones talks about The Friends of the Southdowns

The wonderful chalky range of rolling hills stretching across the south of England from Eastbourne in East Sussex to Winchester in Hampshire are protected by their recent status as national park. But they are still vulnerable and need a critical friend to ensue they are looked after properly. Glynn Jones is a trust member of […]

The Curse of St Peter’s at Treyford in West Sussex Explored

The Curse of St Peter's at Treyford in West Sussex Explored

The spooky location in today’s video is a churchyard with no church. I am joined by local historian Andrew Shaxson who explains the incredible and baffling history of St Peter’s church at Treyford in West Sussex. Little remains of the commodious Victorian edifice that was erected to replace three so-called ‘mean’ little churches. Although new […]

Exploring Shermanbury Church in West Sussex

Exploring Shermanbury Church in West Sussex

Today I am shown around St Giles in Shermanbury by the very knowledgeable Richard Putnam. The Anglican church of St. Giles is well away from the modern roads, approached along a tree-lined bridleway leading to Shermanbury Place, east of the Brighton road. A small church is mentioned in the Domesday Book, but the present structure […]

Exploring St Nicholas Church in Arundel, West Sussex

St Nicholas Church, Arundel

Today it is my pleasure to meet John Berkshire, one of the stewards of St Nicholas Church in Arundel in West Sussex, John very kindly agreed to show me some of the many curious artifacts to be found in the well cared for church on offer for the visitor.These include the curious witches circles scratched […]