What remains here is a substantial relic of a Benedictine Priory. Parts date from the 12th and 13th centuries, while the painting on the nave ceiling is later, dating to the 1520s. Depicting family crests enwrapped by vegetation, it is the work of one Lambert Barnard, a local artist, and was commissioned by Thomas de la Warre. De la Warre also had a chantry chapel built in the church in the 1530s, shortly before such intrusions were banned in 1547.
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