St Andrew’s Parish Church, Alfriston
St Andrew’s Parish Church is a Grade I listed building dating back to 1370. It was built in a cruciform shape and is referred to as The Cathedral of the Downs. There is a siting legend attached to St Andrews Church dating back to its original construction. The first choice of site for the church was thought to be Savyne Croft, but each night after the builders had finished work, the stones they had laid moved to a piece of land known as The Tye. At first there was confusion as to whether this was the Devil’s work or not. Then four pure white oxen were spotted in The Tye lying down to form the shape of a cross. This was seen as a good omen and also dictated the shape in which the church should be built.