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Brief description of site

Lavington Park has formal gardens, pleasure grounds and a park dating from the 16th century and developed until the early-20th century. The house is now in use as a school.

Brief history of site

The house was built soon after 1589. It was re-built in 1790-94 and extended in around 1900.

Location information:

Address: Lavington Park, East Lavington, Petworth, GU28 0NB

Locality: Petworth

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Chichester; East Lavington

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 197 Grid Ref: SU943164
Latitude: 50.9393 Longitude: -0.659249

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: school

Site Style : formal

Site first created: After 1589

Main period of development: 16th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 61

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