This title introduces the history and people of Sussex. It explores the county from the South Downs, the forests and heathlands and the coast, the popular resorts of Eastbourne and Brighton to the Saxon and Norman churches, the castle of Arundel, beautiful Bodiam, Petworth and Batemans.
Sussex is a country rich in history waiting to be explored by the local, the visitor and the student alike. This title introduces the people and the historical events that have made the county what it is. Topics covered include: the geography - the South Downs, the open forests and heathlands and the coast; the people - from Neolithic Man to the Prince Regent; the buildings - Saxon and Norman churches, imposing castle at Arundel and Bodiam, the splendour of Petworth and the quiet beauty of Batemans; and the communitites - popular resorts of Eastbourne and Brighton, idyllic villages and hamlets full of reminders of times long past.
Denys Skinner was born in 1933 and educated at Judd School, Tonbridge. After first working as a surveyor for the Ordnance Survey and then in the travel industry, he moved to West Sussex in 1970. At heart an outdoor man, top of his list of leisure interests are walking and investigating the attractions of rural Britain. He has also written 100 Walks in West Sussex for Crowood.
Sussex: People and History by Denys Skinner
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