Twiggy is dragged into local row after land sale in historic West Sussex village

Twiggy is dragged into local row after land sale in historic West Sussex village
Twiggy is dragged into local row after land sale in historic West Sussex village
Twiggy, 72, is dragged into local row after land sale in historic West Sussex village paves the way for a 200-house development 'that will spoil rural idyll and affect wildlife' Twiggy has been dragged into row over the sale of her house in a historic village  Her former neighbours in Barnham claim sale has led to the spoiling of idyll  Model, a patron of British Hedgehog Preservation Society, sold house in 2020  New 200-house development on ‘pristine farmland’ has been given go-ahead 

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She was the face of the 1960s and has long been a champion of countryside causes.

But now Twiggy has been dragged into a local row over the sale of her house in a historic village.

Her former neighbours in Barnham, West Sussex, claim the sale has led to the spoiling of their rural idyll and will affect local wildlife.

The model, who is a patron of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, sold her house in 2020. A sequence of events followed the sale, with a new 200-house development on ‘pristine farmland’ now given the go-ahead.

It meant the bottom half of the house’s large garden is to be turned into an access road for the new estate. But the 72-year-old, also known as Dame Lesley Lawson, has moved away from the neighbourhood.  

She was the face of the 1960s and has long been a champion of countryside causes. But now Twiggy has been dragged into a local row over the sale of her house in a historic village

She was the face of the 1960s and has long been a champion of countryside causes. But now Twiggy has been dragged into a local row over the sale of her house in a historic village

The model, who is a patron of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, sold her house in 2020. A sequence of events followed the sale, with a new 200-house development on ‘pristine farmland’ now given the go-ahead

The model, who is a patron of the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, sold her house in 2020. A sequence of events followed the sale, with a new 200-house development on ‘pristine farmland’ now given the go-ahead

Former neighbour Graham Fields, 65, an electronic engineer, said Twiggy and husband Allan Leigh Lawson

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