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Brief description of site

Parham has pleasure grounds, a park and walled garden of 260 hectares (152 hectares registered). There are four hectares of formal gardens surrounded by a park with woodland and lakes.

Brief history of site

Sir Thomas Palmer rebuilt the present house from a former fortified manor from 1577. First records of a park on the site date from 1628.

Location information:

Address: Rackham Street, Cootham, RH20 4HS

Locality: Storrington

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Horsham; Parham

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 197 Grid Ref: TQ060142
Latitude: 50.9175 Longitude: -0.493426

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Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1577 to 1628

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 260

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