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1929: Window struck by lightning

Updated: Dec 4, 2023

Churchyard Cottages

During the height of the thunderstorm on Saturday evening lightning struck the wood work and smashed a pane of glass of a window at the rear of Churchyard Cottages, the residence of Mrs Jeffary.

Mid Sussex Times, 23 July 1929

NOTE: A terrace of three cottages located within the churchyard of Holy Trinity church and dating back to the 16th century. Originally known as Church Ale Cottages where parishioners would retire for a drink between sermons.

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Contributed by Malcolm Davison.

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