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Brief description of site

Horsted Place has 19th-century grounds and gardens of 8 hectares overlain by a late-20th-century garden designed by Geoffrey Jellicoe. These are set within a larger landscape of woodland and agricultural land. The house is now a hotel.

Brief history of site

The present house was built by Samuel Daukes for Francis Barchard in 1850. After Lord and Lady Rupert Neville bought the site in 1962, they engaged Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe to alter the house and lay out new gardens.

Location information:

Address: Horsted Place Hotel, Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5TS

Locality: Uckfield

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Little Horsted

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ469185
Latitude: 50.9472 Longitude: 0.0897895

Directions:

On the A26, 2 miles south of Uckfield.

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The house is now a hotel. Please see:
http://www.horstedplace.co.uk/ or telephone 01 825 750581

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: hotel

Site first created: 1850 to 1962

Main period of development: Late 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 8

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