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“A unique piece of medieval history”

St. Mary's Church (Sompting Parish Church)
Reviewed 21 September 2012

It has the only original Rhenish Helm tower of its kind in the UK and is just a beautiful church. Beautiful walks on the South Downs nearby.

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"well worth the visit"
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"car park"
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"knights templar"
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

I like to drop in here every now and again. It is an old Saxon (tower) church with Norman nave. The church yard is well worth a stroll around. Provides food for thought.

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Reviewed 3 August 2012

Lovely old church unfortunately cut off from Sompting by the main A27 dual carriageway. Norman or even Saxon I would guess.

Thank Tommy R
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Reviewed 20 July 2012

got married here many years ago and always had a soft spot for church.

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Reviewed 28 June 2012

I love old churches like this. The only Rhenish Helm spire in England. The church was originally built by the Anglo-Saxons and changed and added on to throughout the ages. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book with connection to the Templars. The location of the church is just off a main road so no problem getting lost!

Thank baughmanbd
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