items found inside the building it was clear that varied
use had been made of the building since 1936. Metal address plates, used for billing, suggested that an
office had been established at one time.
A Red Cross stretcher was found and later I
learned that during World War 2, wounded airmen were
quartered here as a makeshift hospital.
1982/3 – front of building sliding door ajar
To the rear there is an Anderson style bomb blast
outbuildings have been demolished, now known to have
been a piggery and a radio shack .
Near the shelter, radio parts and morse-code
tapping equipment were found.
A heavy folding iron lattice gate had seized open
in front of the workshop sliding timber door.
of building - openings covered with corrugated iron
interesting chamber discovered outside the faggot store,
is most probably an ice well.
It is shallow and circular, with a conical roof
and good drainage. Ice
wells or pits were commonly located in out of the way
areas of country estates. In England about 2,500
ice stores are recorded, in various stages of
Electricity Generating Works Circa. 1900 - 1936
Room | Floor
Plan | Ron
Park | Machinery
House | Argus
Supply | Roof
Construction | Rural
Supply | Sussex
Express 1913 |
Sussex CC | English
Heritage | SIAS
of Herstmonceux by Margaret Pollard