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Brief description of site

Little Thakeham has a formal garden of 1.1 hectare set within grounds of 7.4 hectares. Features include orchards and a small area of informal lawns and shrubbery.

Brief history of site

The site was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1902 for Ernest Blackburn.

Location information:

Address: Merrywood Lane, Storrington, Pulborough, RH20 3HE

Locality: Pulborough

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Horsham; Thakeham

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ100150
Latitude: 50.924 Longitude: -0.436303

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site Style : formal

Site first created: 1902 to 1903

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 8.5

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