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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Glynde, St Mary, Sussex, *

Intact Georgian interior, Kemp stained glass. “Next door, the Elizabethan flint house of Glynde Place shows its back to the road. Two fine wyverns guarding its entrance can be seen from the churchyard.”

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Southease, Sussex, *

“The charm of the church derives from an attempt in the 15th century to create a new chancel under the existing roof at the east end of the old nave. This was achieved by the device of inserting a wood, lath and plaster chancel arch, presumably above the now-vanished rood screen.”

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