Firle Place, Lewes, Sussex, England
Record Id: 1331
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Firle Place features one hectare of late-19th-century formal terraced gardens within a wider landscape (93 hectares) of parkland, woodland and agricultural land.
Brief history of site
A park is recorded as being established on the site in 1333 but it presumably related to Heighton St Clere, a house formerly situated in the eastern part of the present park.
Address: Firle Place, Firle, Lewes, Sussex, BN8 6LP
Locality: Lewes, Sussex
East Sussex; Lewes; Firle
Historical County: Sussex
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Opening contact details:
The site is open during the summer only. For details please see:
01 273 858307
Form of site: country estate
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: Before 1333
Main period of development: Late 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 93