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Caption for Angmering, the Village Green c1955: The great house was New Place; it has now been converted into cottages. It was the home of the Palmer family in the time of Henry VIII. Ecclesden Manor is a long, low Tudor-style house built in 1634. We are at the hub of the village, with the war memorial in the foreground. The Village Stores has a sign advertising Oxo on the shopfront. The scene is little different today.

An extract from Villages of Sussex Photographic Memories.

Memories of Angmering

I understand that the Inn is due to reopen tonight after an extensive refit.

I first went to Angmering after the war. My grandparents lived there and we used to spend time there in the summer. In those days there were no such things as beach furniture or pic-nic equipment. We had an ex army camp bed and a rug to sit on and we had a primus stove to boil a kettle. I had a bathing costume (...Read full memory)

My family had wonderful holidays at my aunts house called 'silba' in Golden Acre near the beach. My two brothers, sister and Mum and Dad spent such happy holidays here. We spent most of our days on the beach. aunty had a beach hut where we could boil a kettle for tea which we had in bendy (...Read full memory)

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