Arthur Mee doesn’t have too much to say on Beddingham but does remark upon the good view of the Downs from the church door. To me it appears to be somewhat overshadowed by its more illustrious neighbour Glynde. In Black’s 1861 guide to Sussex he states that the population is a mere 321 people.
Beddingham is perhaps more well known for the level crossing that used to cross the A27. It was here that my Great Grandfather used to work and make sure it opened and closed. Nowadays the A27 has been rebuilt over the railway so it is no longer visible.


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