Category Archives: Sussex East

Catsfield War Memorial

I’ve never had a problem with churchyards or cemeteries after dark, and a good job too, bearing in mind the rather late stop I made on this particular evening to snap a few shots of Catsfield war memorial.  And look, … Continue reading

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Rye – St. Mary’s Church, War Memorial & the Ypres Tower

Still in East Sussex, from Rye Harbour we now find ourselves in Rye itself. The eight upper panels list the names of the Great War dead. The Second World war casualties are remembered around the base of the memorial,… …and … Continue reading

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Rye Harbour War Memorial & Church of the Holy Spirit Churchyard

Down on the Sussex coast, about as far south as you can get, there’s a little church,… …unfortunately locked, as it turned out, on this particular day,… …although luckily for us,… …it’s the lych gate that we have primarily come … Continue reading

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A Pevensey Pillbox

Not what you expect to find on a modern housing estate, really. We are in Stone Cross, about two miles west of Pevensey, and this is indeed a Second World War pillbox. Built in 1941 as part of a network … Continue reading

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Ninfield (St. Mary) Churchyard Extension

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Berwick – St. Michael & All Angels Church, Churchyard & War Memorial

Welcome to Berwick.  Not Berwick up north, but Berwick down south, in East Sussex. Inside the quaint little church,… …a splendid mural entitled ‘Christ in Glory’ covers much of the interior, designed in 1943 by artist Duncan Grant (Grant was … Continue reading

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Pevensey – St. Nicolas Church & Churchyard

And it all started with such promise. An easy to navigate churchyard. War graves, a decent day (in fact two days, four apart, as I had to persuade the churchwarden to open the place on my second visit). Actually 455 … Continue reading

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