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I believe the beached boat may well have belonged to my grandparents Kenneth and Doreen Maitland. My late mother Cynthia kept newspaper cuttings which my sister and l have in our possession somewhere covering the story of their boat the Rustler coming aground on Brighton beach in the fifties. What does ring a bell is the comment posted that a young boy saved his cat. This would have been my mother’s brother Roger.We do have a newspaper cutting of Roger holding the rescued cat. He did in fact receive a bravery medal for his deed.
I agree, definitely not Twineham Road with those bay windows, could be the Elm Grove area.
Yes, I remember exploring around the back of the manor when it was deserted in the 60s, particularly the deep well. I am glad it has been put back into use rather than left to decay. My dad helped to restore the dovecote as a volunteer carpenter after he retired. I have a booklet about it. My parents also used to visit an elderly Miss Sackville who said that she grew up there so probably the family who owned it years ago.