A brook runs through the Gussages, All Saints, St. Michael and St. Andrew.

Gussage All Saints, the largest, has a church mostly new, but three old bells hang in the 14th century tower. The village inn, which used to be called the Earl Haig, now bears the more rustic sign of The Drovers. Inside, the bar - with sagging beamed ceilings supported by wooden pillars, is warmed by a great open fireplace into which logs are fed from the chimney nook. But a surprise awaits you when you wish to spend a penny. The luxury toilets are more akin to a five star hotel.

Before Gussage St. Michael is reached, the road crosses the old Roman road, Ackling Dyke, and then runs into the village where church and chapel stand side by side on a hillside. Old bells hung in the church tower are dated 1350. Two of them, cast in the year Queen Elizabeth I died, bear inscriptions 'Feare God' on one and 'Hope well' on the other.

Gussage St. Andrew has a charming church in a field. A 12th century edifice with ancient murals is behind Chapel Farm. Although heated by electricity, the illumination is by soft candlelight.

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