Etchingham, The Assumption and St Nicholas, Sussex, *

“The chancel’s one comfort, choir stalls with misericords, survive intact. They are unusual. The carved scenes are not compressed under the bracket but spread across the whole underside of the seat. The themes are traditional and include a fine fox preaching to geese, normally a satire on a bishop.”

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Speldhurst, St Mary, Kent, *

“The reason for visiting it is the glass, from Morris & Co in its prime. Speldhurst is a good example of what so much Victorian glass is not, part of an aesthetic whole with the architecture. It glows on all sides.”

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