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Brief description of site

The gardens and grounds were laid out from 1885 by William Robinson. The site is now used as a restaurant and hotel.

Brief history of site

The manor house was built in 1598. It was purchased in 1884 by the horticultural writer and gardener William Robinson. He restored the house and laid out the present gardens and much of the surrounding woodlands.

Location information:

Address: Nr. East Grinstead, RH19 4LJ

Locality: West Sussex

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Mid Sussex; West Hoathly

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ361340
Latitude: 51.0892 Longitude: -0.0580423

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Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: hotel

Site first created: 1598 to 1884

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 85

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