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Tel code: 01293 | code search
Postcode: RH11 | code search
Population: 280
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Until the mid 1950`s Ifield was a small village but was subsumed by the urban expansion of Crawley New Town (now an Urban District). It has managed to retain it`s green and there is still the atmosphere of the village about the place and some fine buildings to be seen.The first part of the name is probably derived from the Old English - iw - meaning yew. The Friends Meeting House is a cottage built in 1676 and still in use, it is thought that the stone for the walls came from nearby Slaugham Place; the roof is of Horsham stone and the building is supported by a heavy oak pillar rising from floor to ceiling. The church of St.Margaret is mainly 13th & 14th century in origin, the west tower was rebuilt in 1883 in the Norman style with a broach spire; the 12th C font is made of Sussex marble, there several monuments the best being two 14th C life size effigies thought to be Sir John and Lady Margaret de Ifelde. In the church yard is the grave of Mark Lemon who founded The Field magazine and was also the founder and first editor of Punch. To the west is the 16th C hammer pond, a remnant of the Sussex iron workings, the Mill building started life as an iron foundry with the demise of the iron industry in Sussex in the 17th C the mill was converted to a corn mill and continued working until 1927. It lay derelict until 1974 when it was brought by Crawley Council, it has now been restored and houses a small museum.

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Ifield Dental Centre

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Plough Inn
Royal Oak
The Gate

Restaurant

Zari Indian Cuisine

School

Manor Green Primary School
St Margaret's C Of E First & Middle School

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Streamline Cars

Theatre

Ifield Barn Theatre

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Premier Inn Crawley East (1.04 miles)

Premier Inn Crawley East

This newly refurbished modern hotel is conveniently located on the A23, 8 km (5 miles) from Gatwick Airport. Choose from 82 spacious clean and comfortable rooms away from the hustle and bustle of the airport. ... More | visit website

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Gatwick Little Foxes Hotel (1.05 miles)

Gatwick Little Foxes Hotel

Within easy reach of Gatwick Airport and Crawley. Ideal for travellers and business personnel. All rooms en-suite. Room price includes breakfast and VAT. Holiday parking and transfer packages available for overnight guests. Hotel restaurant within walking distance. ... More | visit website

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Da Vinci Guest House (1.07 miles)

Da Vinci Guest House

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Set within 2 acres of private grounds, screened by mature trees, this attractive residence provides an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity, within a 10 minute drive of Gatwick Airport.
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Waterhall Country House (1.29 miles)

Waterhall Country House
LOOKING FOR AN INEXPENSIVE STOP-OVER OR SOMEWHERE SPECIAL TO START YOUR HOLIDAY? WHY NOT HAVE BOTH? Waterhall Country House is one of the most highly regarded and best reviewed hotels in the Gatwick area. Amazingly, ... More | visit website
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Barrington Lodge (1.40 miles)

Barrington Lodge

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Barrington Lodge is a Historic Building offering a wealth of character. Newly Refurbished to a high level, all rooms have Hair Dryer, Safe, Lcd TV, Phone, Tea & Coffee facilities ... More

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Premier Inn Crawley South (1.49 miles)

Premier Inn Crawley South
In the heart of West Sussex, an ideal base from which to explore the local surrounds. Situated 1 mile from Crawley town centre, local attractions include Goffs Park, Tilgate Park, County Mall shopping centre and ... More | visit website
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Caprice Guest House (1.51 miles)

Caprice Guest House
Caprice bed and breakfast is a small, friendly, family-run Guest House, offering quality accommodation at affordable prices. Whilst situated in a rural country lane, surrounded by open fields and farmland, the BnB is only two ... More
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George Hotel (1.56 miles)

George Hotel

Dating back to 1615 this former Coaching Inn, is steeped in history and character. Located in Crawley town centre, and all the major restaurants, bars, fitness facilities and shopping areas are within 5-10 walking distance. ... More | visit website

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The Grange Hotel (1.60 miles)

The Grange Hotel

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A 10-minute ride from Gatwick Airport and situated in Crawley town centre, this hotel is within walking distance of Crawley’s main attractions and across the road from Crawley Train station. The Grange ... More

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Crowne Plaza Gatwick-Crawley (1.68 miles)

Crowne Plaza Gatwick-Crawley

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This newly renovated, modern hotel offers an informal but warm welcome in a prime location a few miles from Gatwick Airport and the M23.
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