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Church Norton

Posted: October 16, 2014 in UK
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One of my favourite birdwatching places. So peaceful and calm.

Locksands Life

Since my sister died, I have been looking through older photos, just in case I find something that now seems interesting. And I do find such things, although they probably have nothing whatever to do with my sister. This is the Chapel of St Wilfrid, Church Norton. It’s a photo I took in 2001.

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This was once the parish church for Selsey in Sussex. But in the 1860s, most of it was taken away and rebuilt much nearer the village centre, leaving just the old chancel as a chapel of ease. This remnant of old church is right on the edge of Pagham Harbour. This is an area of mud flats and salt marshes that keeps Bognor separate from Selsey Bill.

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It’s an area rich in industrial and natural history with a long disused tramway, tide mills and plenty of bird life.

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We visited this area on our way home…

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