Summer Outdoor Meeting Tuesday 28 May at 7 pm Society visit to Church Farm, Fletching, TN22 3SP courtesy of Mr John Randle. We will be able to view both the exterior and interior of this beautiful house dating from the fifteenth century. Limited numbers so members Only .
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Tuesday 25 June at 7 pm Meet outside Danehill Memorial Hall Danehill Village an Historical Tour Leader Jennie Marten our chairman will walk us round the village centre unveiling the secrets held by the houses, farm buildings and other buildings of interest (Blacksmith, Weaver, Baker, Wheelwright, Shoemaker etc) will be explained. Visitors welcome.
Springfield Cottage, London Road, previously called Botches (a 100 acre farm) was a medieval Hall House (c 1450). The masssive chimney was added later.
Danehill Parish Historical Society was founded in 1972 with our first president being Dame Margery Corbett Ashby DBE (pictured in 1923).
The objectives of the society are to promote interest in, and the study of local history in particular, or any other historical matter of interest, bringing together local residents or other people to share and enjoy a range of social and informal activities.
The Society is a member of:-
British Association for Local History
Friends of The East Sussex Record Office
The Sussex Archaeological Society
Danehill Recruits who joined the Royal Sussex Regiment, 1914