Coombes, West Sussex
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The earliest of these wall paintings date to about 1087 and were probably painted by monks from the Priory of St Pancras at Lewes, who were also responsible for the superb paintings at Clayton church.
The church bell was cast in France about 1150, making it the second oldest in Sussex.
The church stands at Coombes Farm, a working farm offering farm experience tours and tractor and trailer trips over the South Downs.
Address: Coombes, West Sussex, England
Attraction Type: Village
Location: 4 miles north east of Worthing, off the A27
OS: TQ 1915 0831
Photo Credit: Peter Whitcomb, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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