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How It All Began
The Goring family has owned the land which is now the Steyning Downland Scheme since 1743. For many years the land was farmed but during the 1980s, it became increasingly difficult to graze the ancient chalk grassland sward. Due to changing agricultural practices and increasing urban fringe issues, grazing became sporadic and then stopped altogether. Rubbish...