The Village Church

  • The Parish church of St. Peter.

    There’s been a church here since the Norman Conquest. The current building took its main form in the 12th century.

  • This arch dates from the Victorian restoration of the church, and replaces an earlier pointed arch composed of carved blocks.

  • The 12th century font is found in the baptistry – to your left when entering the church. The central support for the font is original, but the corner shafts are later additions.

  • Late 12th century pier. The robust central pillar of the side aisle has a capital with foliage and corbels at the angles, one of which is in the form of a human head.

    These details are taken from “A Short Guide to St Peter’s Church, Rodmell”, 2nd edition.
    Copies of this guide are available in the church.