Easebourne St. Easebourne, W Sussex - a Memory of Easebourne.
We lived in Wisteria Cottage - my married name was Bowers then - which adjoined The White Horse Inn, which you can just see on the left towards the end of the picture. There seems to be another building in front of our house! Not sure what that is. Our three boys loved the house we bought; three levels of interesting and ancient rooms dating back to 17th c., and we would often walk the few houses down to the little shop on the corner for sweets; the first house you see on the left. The windows of many of the houses in the area are painted a deep, buttercup yellow, which marks those which belong to the Cowdray Estate. Estate office is on the right there. Walking up a little into Easebourne Street, there is a turning on the right, leading to a lovely park and Chestnut Avenue (Lane?) where we used to collect chestnuts and take them home to cook on our Inglenook fire. I adored our house. Lovely memories. Our garden, at the back, had a shared walkway through the centre and, as our boys were small, I needed to keep it safe so we had a fence built around the walkway, creating for ourselves, across the pathway, a second and Secret Garden! Wonderful. How I miss it.
A memory shared by on Mar 1st, 2012.
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