Related Churches within the area and contact information from external sources such as Crockfords can be found below.
The church is built of flint in the typical Sussex style, with a red-tiled roof and a tall bell-turret with tiled walls and a shingled spire. It has unusual brasses and the churchyard has the grave of Stanley Mockford who was the inventor of the ‘Mayday’ distress call. There is a particularly beautiful stained glass - including the window of the Annunciation by Charles Kempe.
Alciston church, which is Grade 1 listed, was a chapel-of-ease for Battle Abbey and has Norman, early English and Perpendicular features. The church is adjacent to a fine 14th century tithe barn and mediaeval (Benedictine) dovecote, tithe barn, priest’s house and stewponds.
St Pancras Church, Arlington
The church building dates back over 1000 years and bears an ancient dedication to St Pancras - the son of a Roman nobleman who was beheaded in 304 aged 14, for refusing to renounce Christianity. St Pancras notably represents a mosaic of early and medieval periods of architecture in one building. There is a 13th century pottery urn and leper’s window behind the priest’s stall in the Chancel. The East Window has a stained glass depiction of the Crucifixion and is dedicated to the memory of William Chandless - a Christian cowboy and Amazon explorer!
St Michael and All Angels Church, Berwick
St Michael and All Angels is a Grade 1 listed building. Although it may well have Saxon or Norman origins, it was heavily restored in 1856 to designs by local Victorian architect Henry Woodyer. The 20th Century Bloomsbury Murals attract about 10,000 visitors each year.
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