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These photographs show the only surviving remains of a late 13th Century Franciscan friary that once dominated Priory Park.
Timeline of the guildhall:

1269 – 1282 A Franciscan Friary is constructed in Priory Park. Believed to have been the chancel of the friary, it contained the high alter and would only have been used by the resident Greyfriars [...]

3 Comments CherryPie on Jan 15th 2019

The Bishops Palace Gardens, next to Chichester Cathedral, is a beautifully kept, tranquil garden bordered by the historic Roman city walls, and the Tudor wall. The perfect place to take a relaxing wander a few steps from the thriving centre of Chichester, you can enjoy some of the best views of the cathedral. There are [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 14th 2019

If the only prayer you said in  your whole life was ‘thank you’, that would suffice.
Meister Eckhart

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 13th 2019

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 12th 2019

We spotted Rye Windmill when we had a brief visit to Rye when we holidayed in Chichester last year. It was near to where we had parked our car and as we walked past the windmill we found out that it was a B&B. How quaint. The mill has an interesting history:

The distinctive and famous [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 11th 2019

Following the 2014 ceramic poppies at the Tower of London, which represented the 888,246 British and Commonwealth Service men and women who lost their lives in the First World War, this Tommy commemorates the centenary of the end of the 1914-1918 war and those who lost their lives.

“There But Not There reminds us of those [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2018

Because we had packed up the night before, we arrived for breakfast a little earlier than we had on previous days. There was only one other lady in the breakfast room and we wondered if most of the rooms were empty. We learned that this was due to breakfast being served a little bit later [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 15th 2018

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