After parking his vehicle—no easy chore with the summer traffic—he entered the beautiful and ornate Victorian hotel.
There were wide eighteenth- century ball gowns, women in little black dresses, one in a fifties poodle skirt, and several in dark dresses with ornate brocade on the bodice, like that of wealthy Middle Age royalty.
The stranger wore well-spun clothing and carried ornate weapons with bejeweled hilts.
The church of St Andrew retains some ornate Norman work, but is mainly a Perpendicular reconstruction.
There is an ornate painted pulpit of carved wood (1658).