A fine Anglo-Saxon church tower of 3 storeys with an offset at each level on a projecting string course.  The first floor string course slopes somewhat towards the west, giving the impression that the ground floor is of a different built to the 2 upper floors.  Under this string course, to east and west, is a single row of herringbone masonry.  
The top of the tower first storey has an odd small rectangular light pressed against the bottom of the string course to the south, while the second floor has a fine splayed Romanesque window above.  Further small, rectangular lights are pressed against the second floor string course to the west and north.  The top storey has fine 2 light, Romanesque bell windows.

The arch from the nave into the tower is fine, but small, not much larger than the more ornate west doorway opposite.  Above it, now cut through by the current nave roof is a doorway in typical Saxon fashion.  


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