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HAYSTACK My picture of the once hugely popular annual festive haystacks display at Horndean prompted Tim Bennett to date it to the mid-1980s. He says: I worked for the farmer, Stan Whitcombe, in the 1970s and the houses in the background werent built then.
HAYSTACK My picture of the once hugely popular annual festive haystacks display at Horndean prompted Tim Bennett to date it to the mid-1980s. He says: I worked for the farmer, Stan Whitcombe, in the 1970s and the houses in the background werent built then.

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A photo from the early 1970s which will bring back fond memories for many of you.

A farmer constructed this scene and many others like it out of a haystack every Christmas.

It was next to the old A3 north of Horndean and hundreds turned out to view it every year.