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TORTINGTON CHURCH GALLERY

Tortington lies south of Arundel half a mile from the site of a medieval Augustinian priory. Now just two farms, a former mansion used as the English campus of an American college, and a handful of scattered houses, it once had a manor, farms with large agricultural output, and a busy brickworks for several centuries until 1910. The village's tiny 12th century St Mary Magdalene's Church, almost hidden by trees and its surrounding old farm buildings, was declared redundant in 1978 and is today cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust.



RARE CHANCEL ARCH
RARE CHANCEL ARCH
CONSERVATION TRUST PLAQUE
CONSERVATION TRUST PLAQUE
DOOR ARCH DETAIL
DOOR ARCH DETAIL
STAINED GLASS WINDOW
STAINED GLASS WINDOW
ORGAN CORNER
ORGAN CORNER
ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH
ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH
ANCIENT FONT
ANCIENT FONT
WWI  DEDICATION
WWI DEDICATION
CHANCEL ARCH DETAIL
CHANCEL ARCH DETAIL
NAVE & CHANCEL
NAVE & CHANCEL
WEST FACADE & BELFRY
WEST FACADE & BELFRY
AUMBRY
AUMBRY
ATTRACTIVE WINDOW
ATTRACTIVE WINDOW
ATTRACTIVE GRAVESTONE
ATTRACTIVE GRAVESTONE
WAR MEMORIAL
WAR MEMORIAL
TINY CHANCEL
TINY CHANCEL
CHURCHYARD WALL
CHURCHYARD WALL
ANCIENT PETROL  PUMP
ANCIENT PETROL PUMP
FELINE SPECTATOR
FELINE SPECTATOR
HANDSOME CHURCH DOORWAY
HANDSOME CHURCH DOORWAY