Battle, Sussex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Battle and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Childhood Memories

As a young boy in mid to late 1940s and early 1950s I used to travel from my home in Wisbech to spend my summer holidays with my grand parents who used to live in Marley Lane. They had a bungalow called Birch Holme that was white in colour and with an extensive plot of land. Next door was a farm which I believe was called ...Read full memory

A memory of Battle by toebrown

Bonfire Night

One of the many memories I have of Battle is of Bonfire Night, November 5th. Every November 5th,Battle had one of the best November 5th bonfire celibrations in Sussex, it was lots of fun. I remember Battle Rousers( home made fire works), they were awesome, aranged in circles and let fly, they would run and then explode with a ...Read full memory

A memory of Battle by Eric Saunders