Church of the Good Shepherd

Above the town of Alfriston, Sussex, on the South Downs is the Church of the Good Shepherd.  I attempted an early morning visit, parked in a lay-by on the Lullington Road and hiked up the South Downs Way in a chill breeze.

Alfriston St Andrews
A view of Alfriston and St Andrews Church on my way up the South Downs Way.

The church stands on a small rise in a small churchyard with few graves.

Church of the Good Shepherd
Church of the Good Shepherd from the entrance to it’s grounds.

Leaving the grounds of the church I wandered up along the South Downs way again, the wind was keeping the clouds moving quite quickly and so the colour of the immature crops was changing constantly.

Green Crops
Green Crops and Racing Clouds

I had parked near one of the streams that forms the drainage system for the farmland in the flood plain.

Drainage
Floodplain of the River Cuckmere near Alfriston

 

 

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