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NORMAN TOWER OF THE CHURCH AT CLUMPING IN SUSSEX

NORMAN TOWER OF THE CHURCH AT CLUMPING IN SUSSEX

While the body of Climping church dates from about the middle of the thirteenth century the tower is Romanesque, having been put up about 1175-1200. The doorway has a hood provided with "dog-tooth" ornamentation, while the side shafts are fashioned in the characteristic zigzag form which the later Norman architects loved. The stonework of the church was carved out in Caen stone from France, and thus has a remarkably fresh appearance. Climping lies north-west from Littlehampton, on the other side of the Arun.

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