The Slaugham Archives

1978

Aerial view of the Fountain Inn, Handcross Here is an aerial view of the Fountain Inn taken in July 1978. A brewer’s dray seems to be maki...
Fire at Red Lion, Handcross In the early hours of 7th September, 1978, the 450-year-old Red Lion caught fire and was severely da...
Dramatic fire at the Red Lion, Handcross The operation to bring the Red Lion fire under control was well advanced by this time, but there sti...
Fire crews at the Red Lion, Handcross The picture of the fire crews trying to save the Red Lion is not clear, but it still manages to capt...
Damage to the roof of the Red Lion, Handcross Once the fire at the Red Lion had been fully extinguished, the police sent along a cameraman to reco...
Severe damage at Red Lion, Handcross This pictures shows the devastating fire damage caused to the left and centre of the Red Lion, but t...
Beer bottle survived the Red Lion fire This shows a victim of the fire at the Red Lion rescued from the charred remains in the bar area by ...
Charred leaflet from Red Lion fire Amongst the remains in the pub was this leaflet in a condition which can be described as being somew...
Red Lion definitely not open for business This is another view of the aftermath of the devastating fire at the Red Lion in September 1978. I ...
Handcross School centenary 1978 Handcross Primary School celebrated its centenary in 1978. Teachers, pupils and even some of the par...
Handcross Women's Institute gift of village sign In 1978 the Handcross Women’s Institute celebrated their Diamond Jubilee and, as a permanent remi...
Handcross Women's Institute Diamond Jubilee To commemorate their Diamond Jubilee, the Handcross Women’s Institute held a special dinner in the...

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