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Brightling church, East Sussex

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Brightling church, East Sussex
Brightling, East Sussex, England
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Brightling is famous for its eccentric 19th century squire, 'Mad Jack' Fuller. Fuller built a number of, er, peculiar follies in the area, but none stranger than his own pyramid-shaped tomb in the churchyard of St Thomas a Becket church. Unfounded legend says that Fuller was buried beneath the pyramid in a sitting position, holding a glass of claret in one hand. Here is the church from the other corner of the churchyard, an image taken for no other reason than that I thought it looked very pretty with the evening sun hitting the fence!

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