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May 2017


THIS MONTH : LATEST DATELINE STORYBOARD: Beachlands


LATEST ON THE TIMELINE : From Bridge Farm to Westham, the untold story of Pevensey School

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Latest news from the Pevensey Timeline:
Gateway Talk

Sussex housing styles, with some Pevensey examples, next in the series of Gateway Talks by Dr. Geoffrey Mead, lead tutor – Pevensey Timeline Project

Dr. Geoffrey Mead says: “The vernacular housing of Sussex is heavily influenced by the local materials to build hearth and home. This talk looks at the wider county picture as well as the local examples around Pevensey”.
Entrance fee on the door: £2:50
all welcome

Wednesday 20 May 3:00pm
St Nicolas Church, Pevensey.
Refreshments available

Image credit: Cottage at Bignor
Trevor Roman, “This is a superb example of a single bay Wealden hall house and can be regarded as perhaps the best preserved of its type remaining in England. The cottage was once The Old Shop in the downland village of Bignor. It was built in the 15th century on a natural outcrop of rock, which forms a plinth for the cottage to sit on”.