Sheffield Park, Haywards Heath, England
Record Id: 2955
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Sheffield Park is a wooded landscape park of about 74 hectares, laid out in the mid and late 18th century by Lancelot Brown. There was further involvement by Humphry Repton and the development of the park continued in the 19th and 20th centuries. Features include four lakes, waterfalls and cascades, and an arboretum with a mix of native and exotic species including conifers, azaleas, rhododendrons and acers.
Brief history of site
Sheffield Park was remodelled about 1776-1777 to a design by Lancelot Brown, including two lakes. Further work was done by Humphry Repton in 1789. In the late-19th century work was done by James Pulham, including two further lakes, a waterfall and cascade. Since the mid 19th century there have been successive plantings of exotic trees.
Address: Sheffield Park, Haywards Heath, East Sussex, TN22 3QX
Locality: Haywards Heath
East Sussex; Wealden; Fletching
Historical County: Sussex
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Opening contact details:
The site is open daily from 10.30am. It is closed on Christmas Day.
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: flats
Site first created: 1776 to 1790
Main period of development: Mid 18th century
Site Size (Hectares): 74