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The Fountain Inn, Handcross
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The Fountain Inn, Handcross

This is an aerial view of the former Fountain Inn (c.1830-2012) taken on 24th July, 2012.
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Picture added on 24 January 2013 at 18:03
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Pubs - Handcross
What a marvellous picture, how was it taken?
The distant view between the trees is part of Hampshire.
Handcross is a central peak on the Wealden Heights and I have often thought how nice it would be to have an observation tower, perhaps in the Nymans car park. A rotating camera above tree height projecting onto a large round table in a room below would give live distant vistas, as seen in a camera obscura.
A popular added attraction that I suggest, with compliments, to The National Trust.
Added by Arthur Shopland on 25 January 2013
In response to Arthur's query, the roofs and chimneys of Chodds Cottages were being repaired using a "Cherry Picker", and while the workers were having lunch................................
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Added by David Masters on 30 January 2013
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