Category:Lowfield Heath

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English: Lowfield Heath is a former village within the boundaries of the Borough of Crawley, a local government district with Borough status in West Sussex, England. Situated on the main London to Brighton road approximately north of Crawley, it was gradually rendered uninhabitable by the expansion of London Gatwick Airport immediately to the north. Houses and village amenities were steadily demolished between the 1950s and the 1970s, and only one original building — St Michael and All Angels Church, built in 1867 — remains, although there are various buildings on the site which serve the airport. The village took its name from an area of heathland of the same name, parts of which still survive, and a few houses and farms away from the old village centre survive and are still described as being in Lowfield Heath. A windmill stood in the area until it was moved to nearby Charlwood in 1987, and is also still referred to as the Lowfield Heath windmill.