Highways and Byways in Sussex - online book

An illustrated appreciation, of the most interesting districts in Sussex.

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collected. The visit must be epoch-making in any life. Never again.will a broken tea-cup be to any of Mr. Gasson's patrons merely a broken tea-cup. Previously it may have been that and nothing more; henceforward it is valuable material which, having completed one stage of existence, is, like the good Buddhist, entering upon another of increased radiance. More, broken china may even become the symbol of Rye.
Between Hastings and Winchelsea are the villages of Guest-
Court Lodge, Uditnorc.
ling, Pett, and Icklesham, the last two on the edge of the Level. Of these, Icklesham is the most interesting, Guestling having recently lost its church by fire, and Pett church being new. Pett stands in a pleasant position at the end of the high ground, with nothing in the east but Pett Level, and the sea only a mile away. At very low tide the remains of a submerged forest were once discernible, and may still be.
Icklesham also stands on the ridge further north, overlook­ing the Level and the sea, with Winchelsea not two miles
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