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Villages of Sussex Photographic Memories

Villages of Sussex Photographic Memories

The photo 'West Wittering, the Village Green 1953' appears in this book

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Caption for West Wittering, The Village Green 1953: West Wittering has some larger houses in residential areas that are ever expanding. The 11th-century church of St Peter and St Paul is heavily restored. Cakeham Manor House is a medieval palace of the Bishop of Chichester. The shop is an estate agent's, a sign of the expansion in the housing market at this quiet coastal resort. Old-style motorcyclists wait by the roadside - they are not wearing helmets or other modern safety equipment.

An extract from Villages of Sussex Photographic Memories.

Memories of West Wittering

My first memories are of playing on the huge expanse of sand at West Wittering and the bombing tower which used to be there after the war. We stayed on the beach till late and were put to bed in the back of the car. Usually we travelled in convoy with two other families. We loved to paddle in the (...Read full memory)

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