The earliest house dates from c.1390 and is now divided into 4 cottages - 1-4 Fair Lane.There seemed to be a particular period of new building during the early 1400's and perhaps this is due to a disastrous fire which broke out on September 8th 1413 when the village was struck by lightning.The primary school has around 200 pupils and the Community College which started life in 1955 as a Secondary Modern now has some 600 pupils, many of whom travel from outside the parish. A., Short mat bowls, ballet and slimming classes and for dances, jumble sales; it is also a popular choice for wedding receptions.Sixth form provision is at Bexhill or , which opened in 1988 after years of fund raising by local residents, is now used regularly by many village organisations such as W. There are Scouts and Cubs and Brownies and Guides with their separate HQs and parish recreational facilities cater for football, cricket and stool ball; rugby and tennis facilities are available at the Community College. , in particular, notable historical or interesting sights.Recommendations for, and records of, Listed Buildings are maintained by English Heritage which acts as the government's advisor on all additions and other alterations to the Statutory List.Listed Building cannot be altered or demolished without permission.The latinised form, Pons Roberti, Roberts bridge, appears in the abbey records and on the abbey seal of the 13 century and is the first recorded use of the name.In about 1210, a new abbey was started about 1 mile east of the original chapel and on the opposite bank of the river to Salehurst and the abbey started their 'new Vill of Robertsbridge' on its present site.
In 1977, John Buck, a Rothmans executive bought the company and re-launched it as The Francis Frith Collection.
At this time they probably depopulated an earlier settlement Drigsell and moved it into their 'new vill of Robertsbridge'.
A market Charter was granted to Robertsbridge in the 13th C.
Although Robertsbridge became the largest settlement, St Marys at Salehurst remained the parish church. John Wesley visited the village on several occasions and eventually 4 chapels were built within Robertsbridge; 3 of these buildings survive but 2 are now private residences.
Another inn, The Railway Tavern was built in the High Street to accommodate the Irish navvies constructing the railway but earned a reputation for drunkenness and bad behaviour it closed as a pub in the 1920s and was demolished in the 60s. The industry continues today as the Gray-Nicolls company, which supplies bats all over the cricketing world.
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