East Sussex England
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St Mary Magdalene,a Norman Church of England, is a 13th century two-cell church. The present church is on the site of a former Saxon Church and is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene. It is set back from the road. The Church has an impressive east window that is thought to be of French origin. The Tower is late 12th or early 13th century, the Spire is 15th Century. Many of the stones of the Parapet consist of broken up Saxon coffins.
There was extensive fire damage to the church in July 2010. According to a report in The Bexhill Observer of 30 July 2010 the fire started in the organ-loft in the west gallery and thus the worst damage was to the nave, where most of the roof was destroyed. The church is currently under renovation to repair the damage from the fire. (description by Lori Oschefski)