Chiddingly Church 

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This is a picture by J Henwood, dated 1828. Lightning struck the tower and did much damage in the late 1890s,
and the tower was reconstructed starting 1897 - and the new tower was a little bit shorter than the original one.

Note the windows in the east end - these were completely altered in early Victorian times, probably around
20 or 30 years after this picture was painted.  The Chancel roof was also taken down and was completely rebuilt,
a little bit lower than in this picture.

We wonder how much artistic licence is in the painting:  the artist would be sitting where the Chiddingly Village
Hall now stands.