Two particularly good photographs of the centre of the village. I do not know when they were taken but it is thought, the 1880s.

Image Reference: JG_33_221.tif
Date: 1880s
Image Details: Original monochrome image
Size of Original: 210x145
Place: Ditchling
Additional Information: (From Ditchling Museum):The view is taken looking east at what was called Golden Square. The right hand cottage of the three and the buildings on the extreme right were demolished as part of the road widening scheme, but the cottage with the Lindfield sign on and the one to the left remain and are at present the Post Office on the corner of the High Street and Lewes Road. The name Lindfield as a boot and shoe maker and repairer as well as Cordwainer is listed in the directories from 1845 on, but there is no way of definitely linking them to that building. John Lindfield is listed in the 1870 and 1874 directories, which seems to tie up with the date of the photo above. Date, most likely 1870s

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