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Brief description of site

This site has an early to mid-19th-century garden, with surviving 18th-century and possibly earlier features and with early 20th-century additions, set within 47 hectares of mid-19th-century parkland.

Brief history of site

The present house appears to date from 1640. A sale of the estate farmland took place in 1950 and in the 1980s the buildings of Blackdown Farm were converted to dwellings.

Location information:

Address: Fernhurst, Haslemere, GU27 3BT

Locality: Haslemere

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Chichester; Lodsworth

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 186 Grid Ref: SU917285
Latitude: 51.0485 Longitude: -0.693191

Key information:

Form of site: formal garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: After 1640

Main period of development: Late 17th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 7

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