Sompting Church
Sompting Church
Grahame Stovold ©

St Mary's, Sompting is unique in that the four gabled spire roof (known as Rhenish Helm) is thought to be the only example in this country.

The tower originated in Anglo Saxon times, but the roof gables were probably added in the 14th Century.

Updated: Saturday 27 May 2017
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