Sussex Painted (page 1/2)

[picture: Front Cover, Sussex]

Pictures from Sussex Painted by Wilfrid Ball (1906).

Wilfrid Ball was born in 1853 and died in 1917.

Title: Sussex Painted

Author: Ball, Wilfrid

Published by: Adam & Charles Black

City: London

Date: 1906

Total items: 11

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Gatehouse, Battle Abbey (wallpaper version)]

Gatehouse, Battle Abbey (wallpaper version)

Cropped version of Gatehouse, Battle Abbey intended for use as a computer desktop background or wallpaper; I cropped the image so it’s 1600x1200 pixels, and also made 1024x768, 800x600 and 640x480 versions. [more...]


[picture: Gatehouse, Battle Abbey.]

Gatehouse, Battle Abbey.

The abbey at Battle commemorates the Battle of Hastings in which William the Conqueror defeated King Harold on 14th October, 1066, to become the King of England. The buildings were used as a school from approx. 1918 until [...]Ivor White has made a Web page about Battle Abbey that, if not perhaps academic, is certainly entertaining. [more...]


[picture: Singleton.]


The village of Singleton in Sussex was mentioned (according to this book) in the Domesday Book, and has (or had) a manor associated with it. In this bucolic painting we see ducks heading toward a pond, a giant tree, and, further back, the steep roofs of half-timbered Tudor buildings; a line of washing alternated between green and yellow, [...] [more...]


[picture: Mickleham Priory]

Mickleham Priory

Ths priory shown here was by 1906 a private dwelling; there was a priory in the village of Mickleham as far back as 1253; there was a church in the village [...] [more...]


[picture: 86.---Pevensey Castle]

86.—Pevensey Castle

“The Rape of Pevensey is of a curious shape. [Sussex is divided into six regions called Rapes] It narrows somewhat towards the middle and bulges out towards the top, or north end. This appears to be the contrary of what one would expect in a Sussex division, the important part of which always lay round the sea cost [to the south], but the cause of the shape thus assumed by the Rape is that in its northern part the iron industry had arisen long [...] government of the area and the collection of taxes from it a subject of ambition for the strongest of the neighbouring lords. [more...]


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Pictures from Sussex Painted by Wilfrid Ball (1906).

Wilfrid Ball was born in 1853 and died in 1917.

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