Monthly Archives: November 2016

Capel, Kent – St Thomas a Becket

There was a notice in Tudeley church about the church of St Thomas a Becket in Capel, a Churches Conservation Trust church in the benefice – TQ637444. That was good, but with so many thousands of visitors to Tudeley, why … Continue reading

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Tudeley, Kent – All Saints

After lunch on Wednesday 9 November we went for a drive – to All Saints church, Tudeley, TQ622454, just outside Tonbridge. The church website is here. Tripadvisor has 36 photos here and the wonderful line that the church is one of … Continue reading

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Danehill, East Sussex – All Saints

Having lunched north of Sheffield Park gardens I checked my “Betjeman Best Churches” app and found that All Saints’, Danehill, East Sussex is worth a visit – TQ402275.  They have a website, and you can download the guide to the … Continue reading

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Sheffield Park Gardens and the Bluebell Railway, East Sussex

On Tuesday 8 November we did not move early, then drove south through Ashdown Forest. It was lunchtime when we arrived at Sheffield Park. A lovely National Trust property, but the queue for the café was very long – they could … Continue reading

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Hever, Kent – St Peter

We are in Kent, and had a cottage in Hever. St Peter’s church was open and worth exploring – they advertise the fact it is open very well indeed. The church website is here, and there are photos here. The church … Continue reading

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Lullingstone, Kent – St Botolph

I left Julie with a drink and walked about 10 minutes down to Lullingstone church, St Botolph – TQ529644. It is one of the Eynsford churches – website – and is in the grounds of Lullingstone Castle – website. You … Continue reading

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Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent

We are in Kent for a week. So northernvicar is almost as far south as he can go. I’ve blogged Roman sites before, though this isn’t Hadrian’s Wall. I usually blog churches, so Lullingstone will tick that box. Saturday 5 November … Continue reading

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Myddle, Shropshire – St Peter

I had a day on the Welshpool and Llanfair Railway – my favourite. On my return I stopped at Myddle – St Peter’s church is at SJ 467236, in the middle of the village. The church website is here and … Continue reading

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Allestree, Derby – St Nicholas

I am the Vicar of St Edmund’s church in Allestree. St Nicholas’ church Allestree is the other Anglican church in Allestree – SK336388 – website. William has just retired after being Vicar there for 23 years. I can safely say … Continue reading

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Mugginton, Derbyshire – All Saints

I went for a country drive, and I wondered what the church was that I could see on the hillside. I followed minor roads and found myself in the hamlet of Mugginton – SK283429. Pevsner says “The village is on … Continue reading

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