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Caption for Hartfield, High Street C1950: Hartfield is at the heart of 'Winnie the Pooh' country - conceived by the author A A Milne. 'Pooh Corner' is in the High Street and all the 'Enchanted Places' are in the parish. In the picture there are close-studded timber-framed houses on the left, including Sexton's shop. The Hay Wagon Inn is just visible on the right, with a temporary sign.

An extract from Villages of Sussex Photographic Memories.

Memories of Hartfield

My friend Hannah Rooth (Nee Symonds) can remember living in Hartfield in the late 1920s and 1930s. She lived at Kilnwood, in Cotchford Lane, and was married in the church in 1937. She then lived in Paddock Cottage in the same lane.  In Hartfield in those days there were two pubs, a grocers, a bakers, a post (...Read full memory)

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