Old Maps of Battle

Historic Maps of Battle and the local area.

Memories of Battle

Read and share your memories of Battle itself or of a particular photo of Battle.

My mother was born in keepers cottage in Battle wood who grew up and later got married in Battle church. My grandfather Leonard Glyde was a fireman during the second world war stationed at Battle fire station I was born in London but spent all my holidays with my grandparents who lived in a tied cottage at (...Read full memory)

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)