Welcome to the website of the United Benefice of St. Mary Magdalene Wartling and of All Saints Herstmonceux
St Mary Magdalene Church Wartling
Wartling Rd, Horsewalk,
The Woodcarving of a Heron that is the Lectern at St. Mary Magdalen Church Wartling. There are families of these magnificent birds on the Marshes at below the hill that the church stands on.
The above image is of the Dacre Chapel, the side chapel in Herstmonceux Church erected to the memory of Thomas, 8th Lord Dacre (1470-1533) and his son, Sir Thomas Fiennes, who predeceased his father in 1528.
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On the left is the Brass in Herstmonceux Church that is under the carpet facing the altar, see the top image. This is of Sir William Fiennes, dating 1402 it shows a knight in armour with feet resting on a lion. Inscription reads "William Feinnes, Knight, who died 18th day of January in the incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ, 1402 lies here".