Charles James Adams
Church of St Thomas the Martyr, Winchelsea, East Sussex
A watercolour measuring 9¼” x13½”. Signed C. J. Adams.
About the Artist
Charles James Adams (1859-
The Parish Church of St Thomas the Martyr, Winchelsea, East Sussex. This was or was planned to be a cruciform church, but the nave was either never finished or was burned by the French in the 14th century. The chancel with aisles and the arches and ruins of the transepts remain. Except for the 15th century west porch, the whole building is 14th century and is considered to be the finest Decorated work in Sussex. The church contains earlier canopied tombs. This painting pre-