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Rodmell is a small village in the county of East Sussex, near the county town of Lewes.

It has an early Norman church, dedicated to St. Peter, whose font is believed to be Saxon, predating the building itself.

Monk's House is perhaps the most famous building in this village. It was the home of the author Virginia Woolf for twenty-one years, right up until her death in 1941. She left this house for the last time on 28th March 1941, took a walk through the local fields, and then drowned herself in the nearby River Ouse. Her husband Leonard Woolf continued to live there until his death in 1969, and after a few more residents had passed through, it was bought by the University of Sussex, before being acquired and restored by the National Trust.

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