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NEWS FEED: History

Ancient mill becomes gateway to South Downs

June 19th, 2015

One of the National Trust’s most unusual historic buildings, Winchester City Mill, is to become an official gateway to the South Downs National Park this summer. Set in the heart of England’s former ancient capital city, Winchester City Mill has a history dating back more than a thousand years, and is one of just a […]

Catch a bus to win a family day at Amberley Museum

April 9th, 2015

A visit to Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre is bound to make for a great day out for people of all ages. There are plenty of things to enjoy on the 36-acre site whether you’re discovering the printworks, climbing aboard the iconic Southdown buses, exploring the telecommunications centre or taking a ride on the narrow-gauge […]

Schools celebrate South Downs built heritage

March 30th, 2015

Our Place: Annual Schools Exhibition 2015 The South East’s most popular annual exhibition of art work created by schoolchildren has now opened at Towner, Eastborne. For the first time the exhibition has expanded its reach with artwork also on display at the Flora Twort Gallery, Petersfield, and Worthing Museum and Art Gallery. Working in partnership with […]

Lest we forget

August 1st, 2014

This August, the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, we are joining with communities across the National Park to remember the lives of people from the South Downs who lost their lives. Linch War Memorial Residents of Linch Parish in West Sussex turned out to celebrate the reinstatement of the Linch War […]

Historic South Downs cart shed conserved in pilot project

July 1st, 2014

Work has now been completed on the conservation of a 200-year-old cart shed in the heart of Up Marden, West Sussex for local people and visitors to enjoy. The project, a pilot which is hoped could be rolled out for other ‘Heritage at Risk’ across the South Downs has been carried out in partnership between […]

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