St Michaels Church

The Church (St Michael’s) is unusual among medieval churches in being all of a piece – the whole structure was rebuilt in about 1450. Hence it is beautifully proportioned.

Glory Glory be

Glory Glory be

In 1838, disconcertingly, some members of the church choir joined the raggle-taggle rebel ‘army’ of ‘Sir William Courtenay’, which was defeated at the Battle of Bossenden Wood in Dunkirk (see DUNKIRK). Some lost their lives and were buried here, as was their leader – in a grave deliberately left unmarked.

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