Title ID 14998Collection ID21
Title[Lancing College; Coombes Church; Sheep-dipping at Coombes Farm; harvesting on the Downs]
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionAlbum/Journal
ThemeRural Life
KeywordsAnimals Farming Religious Buildings Bridges Children Education
LocalLancing: Shoreham
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Format16mm Mixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.


An amateur film featuring scenes of Lancing College and Chapel, Coombes Church, the Old Shoreham Toll bridge and in colour sheep dipping on Coombes Farm, closing with scenes of harvest on the South Downs.


The film begins with views of the Old Shoreham Toll Bridge towards St Nicolas' Church. Followed by views of Lancing College Chapel, the Coombes Road, Coombes Church exteriors and interiors. Sheep-dipping at Coombes Farm follows, with a young boy participating. The next sequence is in colour of harvesting on the downs with Shoreham Power Station in the distance.


A black and white still image taken from TID14998, showing a wide view of Coombes Farm from the village track, with Coombs church in the background. The snapped flit facade and windows of the church can be seen at the end of the track.
A colour still image taken from TID14998 showing a field of grain being cut using a mechanised tractor and attachment by two farmers.