1st Sussex Royal Engineer Volunteers; head quarters, Commercial road (Kelly, 1899)
'Sussex Yeomanry (D Squadron), Ordnance Yard.'
Headquarters 4th Sussex Battery, 2nd Home Counties Brigade Royal Field Artillery, 40 The Goffs
Head quarters and 1st Home Counties Field Co. Royal Engineers 40 Junction road
ds 'A' 5 Royal Sussex
(References Kelly, 1911)
We have found several references to the 'old drill hall' on The Goffs; and the drill hall on The Goffs is
shown on the 1900 OS map. There was apparently a water mill behind the drill hall, making use of
the Bourne stream. We would be grateful for up-to-date information about its status.
According to an article in Eastbourne Today, November 2008, the pub named The Drive, on Victoria
Drive, contained a function room used as a drill hall, but as the pub was built in 1929, it is outside
the scope of the project.