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Friday, May 19th, 2017
500-year-old Sharpthorne wedding venue won't be turned into homes By WojciechZ | Posted: April 10, 2017 | Surry Mirror! Developers have been stopped from turning a 500-year-old hotel in Sharpthorne into homes thanks to it being bought by new owners. Steve McArthur, the former owner of the Ravenswood Country House Inn on Horsted Lane, decided it was time to retire after running it for over 30 years. Despite wanting his hotel to remain a wedding venue, Mr McArthur submitted plans to convert the 500-year-old hotel into residential units in case he didn't find a buyer who was willing to keep it as it was. Mr McArthur stopped taking bookings in January and was in the process of closing the business down, when a…