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Birdham Church

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The church of St. James has some unique trees within its grounds.  It is located in the centre of the sprawling village next to the community center and village green / sports field.

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A: Birdham Village

by Geoff Mather, 60 meters away

In the center of the village a restored water Pump makes a historical landmark,  the little green add...

Birdham Village

B: Birdham Pool

by Geoff Mather, 690 meters away

Birdham Pool is a small marina formed from the old Mill pool and Locks that still exist.  The marina ...

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C: Chichester Marina And Canal

by Geoff Mather, 930 meters away

This view is from the the small walkway between Birdham Pool and Chichester marina where the Chichest...

Chichester Marina And Canal

D: West Itchenor Sailing Club

by Geoff Mather, 2.5 km away

The view from the jetty of the West Itchenor Sailing Club down to Chichester Harbour and behind to Bi...

West Itchenor Sailing Club

E: West Itchenor Harbour Masters Office

by Geoff Mather, 2.6 km away

Chichester Harbour at West Itchenor is tranquil little village with a small harbour and slipway out o...

West Itchenor Harbour Masters Office

F: West Itchenor Harbour Wall

by Geoff Mather, 2.6 km away

West Itchenor harbour is also known as Chichester Harbour and is down river of Birdham Pool and the C...

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G: Holy Trinity Church, Bosham, West Sussex

by Gary Davies, 4.1 km away

The Saxon church at Bosham is famed for its depiction in the Bayeux Tapestry. The embroidery shows th...

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I: Chichester Cathedral Quire

by Mike Anton, 5.7 km away

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J: Chichester Cathedral

by Steve Wallace, 5.8 km away

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