More on the Goring Hall gates, the Queen Mother, and the ilex avenue

This postcard of the Ferring end of the ilex avenue planted around 1840 by David Lyon of Goring Hall was published by the prolific Hastings-based firm of Shoesmith & Etheridge under its Norman trade-mark in the late 1950s or early 1960s.
This postcard of the Ferring end of the ilex avenue planted around 1840 by David Lyon of Goring Hall was published by the prolific Hastings-based firm of Shoesmith & Etheridge under its Norman trade-mark in the late 1950s or early 1960s.

In the latest of his features about old postcards from Worthing, Antony Edmonds takes a look at the history of Goring Hall and its owners.

• Antony Edmonds’s latest book, ‘Lost Buildings of Worthing: A Historic Town and Its People’, now on sale, is a lavishly illustrated 256-page hardback packed with new research and with anecdotes about 19th and 20th century Worthing and the numerous interesting people who have lived in or visited the town over the past 200 years.

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