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Harrow Hill (Ancient Mine / Quarry)

According to "The Place names of Sussex" by Julian Glover, Harrow derives from OE- haerg- a heathen place of worship. Excavation on a small Iron Age enclosure at the top of the hill revealed a number of Ox skulls. Probably the Autumn slaughter for the Winter took place here, with the heads left as offerings at the shrine.

Bevis's Thumb (Long Barrow)

Bevis's Thumb was also called Solomon's Thumb in old times. It is supposed to be the grave of the giant Sir Bevis.
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