Amberley, West Sussex
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The oldest building in Amberley is the 12th-century church of St Michael. There was a church here possibly as early as the 7th century. That Saxon building was replaced by a later, Norman church around the year 1100.
The prize of the church interior is wonderful chancel arch, which dates to the mid 12th century. Of similar date is the font, and the Purbeck marble arches. There is a 14th-century brass memorial to John Wantele.
Nearby is Amberley Castle, a country house built by the Bishop of Chichester, which is now a popular country house hotel.
Address: Amberley, West Sussex, England
Attraction Type: Village
Photo Credit: Chris Heaton, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre - 0.6 miles (Museum)
North Stoke, St Mary's Church - 1.6 miles (Historic Church)
Parham House and Gardens - 1.9 miles (Historic House)
Parham, St Peter's Church - 1.9 miles (Historic Church)
RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve - 2.6 miles (Countryside)
Bignor Roman Villa - 2.9 miles (Roman Site)
Arundel Wildfowl and Wetland Centre - 3 miles (Countryside)
Storrington and District Museum - 3.3 miles (Museum)
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