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Brief description of site

Glynde Place has mid-18th-century gardens of about 4 hectares overlooking 30 hectares of 19th-century parkland. The gardens are divided into separate areas and have been undergoing a programme of restoration and improvement since 1993.

Brief history of site

The house was built in 1568-9. The gardens also originated in the 16th century, and were extended in the mid-18th century.

Location information:

Address: Glynde Place, Glynde, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6SX

Locality: Lewes, East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Lewes; Glynde

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ454 092
Latitude: 50.864 Longitude: 0.0647503

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Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: After 1568

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Reconstructed

Site Size (Hectares): 34

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