The lovely, secluded village of Sollers Hope was the home of Dick Whittington and his family who lived here between 1300 and 1546, but should be better known for the family De Solers who gave their name to the village.
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The 14th century church of St. Michael

Within the church is the tomb and effigy of a medieval knight which is believed to be one of the oldest incised tomb covers in the country.   The knight died around 1125 and his shield bears a fess for Sollars.   During the Henry VIII scourge of all things Catholic the tomb cover was thrown out and more or less broken in half. Continue reading

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