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St Margaret's Church

North Lane, West Hoathly RH19 4PP, England
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Wonderful old church

Fabulous old church from the 1600's. Interesting iron gravestones inside dating back to when... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Dave D
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Chicago, Illinois
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Lovely church

A lovely little church with a huge grave yard. Lots of history and great for a peaceful walk or... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
mrsflight
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west sussex
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North Lane, West Hoathly RH19 4PP, England
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous old church from the 1600's. Interesting iron gravestones inside dating back to when ironworks were present in the area. Unusual terraced graveyard at the rear!

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely little church with a huge grave yard. Lots of history and great for a peaceful walk or just to sit and think.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I was visiting the Cat Inn and arrived early. What a treat it was for me to enter this church for quiet reflection. It has been well appointed with light sensors which gave an immediate warm welcome. The layout of the comfortable chairs was inspiring....More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This Grade 1 listed church dates from Norman times and is beautifully maintained. Interior features include a 12th century font, medieval wall-painting and some cast-iron gravestones. The extensive churchyard is on several levels down the hillside behind the church, and was full of wild flowers...More

Thank Laurie P
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Attended a wedding here recently, lovely place dating back to 13th century I believe. As you would expect with old churches had some beautiful features. I love sitting in these places & try to imagine the stories it could tell. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Working in the area, I couldn't resist stopping to photograph this beautiful church. I had been pre warned that the views were outstanding, and they indeed are. Its mumble beginnings began in around 1090 as a small Norman dwelling, but as the years went by,...More

Thank carol g
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Typical small village church. Peaceful. Very large graveyard on the side of a hill. Lots of places to sit, relax and admire the view.

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is a beautiful church in a pleasant village with two good pubs nearby. The church is peaceful and merits a slow visit. But you should go even if you are not particularly religious. Wander through the churchyard and you will come to one of...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

So peaceful and restful on a sunny Good Friday, sitting in the tiered church garden which seems to extend for ever!

Thank Christopher D
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

I have never seen a graveyard like this one! It is built as a terrace over six levels. From the upper levels you get expansive views of the South Downs and the graveyard has many types of trees and flowers as part of it. Very...More

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