Old Maps of Polegate

Historic Maps of Polegate and the local area.

The crossing photo was taken later than 1965 as we used to drive my grandfathers cattle through Polegate High Sreet early in the morning from New Barn Farm, Sayerlands to graze on land at the Black Path throughout the 1960's. At that time the old swing shut type gates were fitted which preventing the cattle going on to (...Read full memory)

I too remember these gardens as a small child in the 1950s. I loved the wallabies, and my special treat was the water otter. How I laughed - there was a pen with a small pond. There was a chain that hung over the pond, and a notice that said to see the water otter, please pull the chain.....when said chain was pulled, (...Read full memory)