As with the Cranleigh Line, the value of the line was fully realised during the two world wars when it acted as a conduit for men and munitions to the port of Newhaven. During the Second World War it was particularly convenient for access to Wiston House, Field Marshal Montgomery's headquarters near Steyning, which Winston Churchill visited towards the end of June 1940. It also provided access to Martin Lodge on Station Road at Henfield, which was used by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police; the 1st Canadian Infantry Division had a large encampment close to the airfield at Shoreham and on the playing fields of Lancing College.
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“Her fist of a face died clenched on a round pain;
And sculptured Ann is seventy years of stone.
These cloud-sopped, marble hands, this monumental
Argument of the hewn voice, gesture and psalm,
Storm me forever over her grave”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)
“I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.”
—Eleanor Roosevelt (18841962)