St Margarets St Margarets

The general consensus is that the
church dates from the early 11th Century
and is therefore Saxon in origin.

St Margarets A Partridge

St Margaret of Antioch, for whom the church is named,
was a young Christian martyr whose story was brought
back by Crusaders in the eleventh century

lych gate
Lych is derived from the Old English 'lich', meaning corpse.
They were meeting places and shelters for the party bringing
a corpse for burial, and for the priest to receive the corpse.
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