TQ5203 : Alfriston Church

taken 25 years ago, near to Alfriston, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Alfriston Church
Alfriston Church
St Andrew's Church is a splendid building sometimes referred to as the 'Cathedral of the Downs'. It stands between the village and the Cuckmere River.
St Andrew's church, Alfriston :: TQ5202

St Andrew's Church is the parish church of Alfriston, East Sussex. This Grade I listed building was built in the 1370s and is also known as the 'Cathedral of the Downs'. It sits on a small, flint-walled mound, indicating that it was the site of a pre-Christian place of worship, in the middle of 'the Tye' (the local village green), overlooking the River Cuckmere, and is surrounded by the flowered graveyard. It is built in the form of a cross. LinkExternal link

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TQ5203, 446 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
October 1995   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5213 0300 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.3952N 0:9.4644E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5209 0298
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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