covehithe

October 6, 2015 § 13 Comments

church-of-st-andrew-simon-marsden

church within a ruin –

music

of

many

voices

floats

through salt air

~

I walked down to the sea from here as often as I can. Each winter the storms take more and more of the sandy cliff. Only a few houses remain. The road stops at the cliff, the tarmac topples over the edge. Inside the boundary of this large ruined church lies a tiny chapel. The ruins are medieval; the chapel was built in 1672 by partly demolishing the original place of worship…

Image courtesy Simon Marsden

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