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Tilgate Forest Row, Pease Pottage
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Tilgate Forest Row, Pease Pottage

An early tinted picture of Tilgate Forest Row showing the awning and signs for “Luncheons & Teas”, more clearly seen in picture #168.
Behind the fencing on the extreme left was the lodge house for Woodhurst demolished many years ago.
Picture added on 19 June 2012 at 17:35
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Roads - Pease Pottage
The telegraph poles have just been erected ready to receive the wires! The white post at the base of the middle pole could well be the milestone; that is the position that I remember.
The man is standing in front of the house where my brother and I were born.
Added by Arthur Shopland on 05 October 2012
A map of 1958 confirms that precise position of the milepost and that it was inscribed with "London 32 Brighton 20".
The map also places a bench mark of 437.1 feet above sea level on the north-west corner of the farthest building, the old Post Office. Is it still there, I wonder?
Added by Barry Ray on 05 October 2012
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