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Tree clearance at Pease Pottage
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Tree clearance at Pease Pottage

The picture was taken on Sunday, July 29th 1956, and shows four trees laying across the Brighton Road at Pease Pottage being cleared by (from L to R) Percy Bailey, Mr Smith (Pease Pottage Garage), Jack Bailey, and PC Siggs.
A severe storm with devastating winds had hit the southern counties, and led one meteorologist to colourfully suggest that it was if the jet stream has descended to the Earth's surface,

Photograph courtesy of Shirley Bailey
Picture added on 30 January 2013 at 17:07
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