‘THE TRESPASS WALK’ – PARISHIONERS’ REVOLT III – IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND ST MARGARET’S PARISH FIELDS – SATURDAY – JULY 31 – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

‘THE TRESPASS WALK’ – PARISHIONERS’ REVOLT III – IFIELD BROOK MEADOWS AND ST MARGARET’S PARISH FIELDS – SATURDAY – JULY 31 – 11AM FROM THE PLOUGH IN IFIELD VILLAGE [RETURN BY 1PM]

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Aerial View of Ifield Brook Meadows and St Margaret’s Parish Fields

 

Aerial view of Ifield Golf course and the Ancient Parish [Gatwick on the horizon] – Photo: Ian Mulcahy
Flooding in SA101 Land West of Ifield [including Ifield Golf Club and St Margaret’s Parish Fields] – marked in yellow
Kilnwood Vale – planned developments

 

SA101 Land West of Ifield [in dark orange] + Parish of Ifield ancient boundary [in red]

Ancient Parish of Ifield [in red] – with St Margaret’s Church in the geographical centre

 

Homes England ‘Private Land’ sign [one of many in Ifield Brook Meadows and St Margaret’s Parish Fields]

IAN MULCAHY

http://iansapps.co.uk/videos/aerial/ifield02.html?fbclid=IwAR15uo_KTJT9NQvI8En03JyD807o8UqgKBzoxVXlf0-poPfgpUNtBSNmeKE

JUNE 27 2021 – FROM THE ARCHIVES [JUNE 27 2015] – “THE EEYORE EYESORES” – HOMES ENGLAND ‘PRIVATE LAND’ SIGNS – REMAIN IN PLACE WITHIN THE ANCIENT PARISH OF IFIELD [DESPITE PROMISE ON BBC TO DISMANTLE THEM SIX YEARS AGO]

 

JULY 21 2021 – “MASS TRESPASS ORGANISED FOR BRIGHTON DOWNS THIS WEEKEND” – THE ARGUS

 

THE ROUTE

 

 

 

 

St Margaret’s 13th century Parish Church – and War Memorial – in Ifield Village

 

 

William Frederick Drughorn [1895-1916] – see War Memorial
Mark Lemon – First Editor of Punch Magazine – buried in St Margaret’s cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Antony Cooper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Margaret’s Parish Fields – Photo by Clare Wilson

 

A View of St Margaret’s 13th Century Church and Ifield Brook Meadows – from the ancient Parish Fields [under serious threat from developers]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Minihane – in 2020 – Church hidden behind trees on left [to the east]. Maples development straight ahead [looking south]

Photo by Robert Stass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ifield Brook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Bloody poser”

 

Comma butterfly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geraint Thomas [1950-2019]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tranquillity Tree

 

Contemplative Space

 

Seat of Refuge and Seat of Comfort