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St Laurence, Church Lane

St Laurence, Church Lane, Guestling, East Sussex TN35 4HS View on map

11th-century church with a notable Norman arch into St John's chapel constructed by stonemasons from Canterbury Cathedral. It is a grade I listed building in regular use. The churchyard contains the grave of Olive Brockwell, nanny to Christopher Robin, and a section dedicated to victims of the plague. Following an extensive renovation programme conducted 2010-12, the building is in a very good state of repair and is attractive to visit. The 1066 Way Footpath route is through the churchyard.


Opening Arrangements

Winter opening times: 9.30am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday, and Sunday 10am to 1pm. Summer opening times: 9.45am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday, and Sunday 10am to 1pm.


? mile east of A259 at Guestling Green on signposted minor road. Rail: Three Oaks (2 miles), Hastings (4 miles). Bus: No 100 (Hastings to Rye) every hour.

Parking Spaces


An adjacent field can be made available for parking for a large number of visitors by prior arrangement only.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes