Cowfold village is of Saxon origin and lies mid-way between Horsham and the downs at the junction of the A281 and the A272.
In the centre of the village is the late 13th century St Peter`s church, and in it is claimed to be the largest and the finest brass in Sussex.
Beside the church is the picturesque St Peter`s cottage, now a restaurant/tea house.
A population of 1,681 lives in an area of about 2000 hectares
With grateful thanks to West Sussex Newspapers Ltd for the use of these notes from their Horsham District Citizens Guide.