The Crown All Saints Street


By John Hodges

In the days that Hastings had a town wall it would not have been surprising to find allusions to it in the names of the adjoining streets. Indeed, High Street itself developed along what was the road leading from the Sea Gate, whilst across the valley of the Bourne, All Saints Street was originally known as the ‘Kings Highways leading from the Pulpit Gate to the Minnes’. Continue reading The Crown All Saints Street

A Short History of Hastings

By Tim Lambert


Hastings began as a Saxon settlement. It was called Haesta ingas, which means Haesta’s people. By the 10th century Hastings had grown into a little market town. It even had its own mint. Continue reading A Short History of Hastings