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Caption for Alfriston, High Street And The Star And George Inns 1921: Alfriston's much loved High Street and two of its famous hostelries are little changed today. The 15th-century George Inn is on the right, and on the left is the stunning timber-framed Star, one of the oldest inns in England. It was originally a hostel attached to Battle Abbey. The alarming lion figurehead still stands outside – it belonged to a Dutch warship wrecked nearby in the 1670s.

Memories of Alfriston

I remember being taken down to Alfriston in the 1930s before the Second World War. My great-aunt and great-uncle, Polly and Arthur Newell, had a smallholding on the downs, about half a mile from the village, where they kept chickens and ducks, and a few sheep. My mother told me that (...Read full memory)

1950's to the 90's. My holidays in Alfriston began in the 50's through to 60's.We stayed with my auntie, Mabel Norman and uncle Bob. The place was called Winton Field Cottage, on the edge of the village. It took a while to get used to the quiet - what a lovely setting. All of our family used to visit aunt Mabels for holidays. (...Read full memory)

This is a story about William Edwin Pimm 1864-1952 who lived in the village in the 1930’s and went to Miami in 1940. He won Gold & Silver medals in the 1908 & 1912 Olympic Games William Edwin my Great Grandfather, Born 10th of December 1864 at 4 Eglington Road, Bow, Middlesex, he (...Read full memory)

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