Horselunges Manor, Hailsham, England
Record Id: 5042
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Horselunges Manor has a formal garden laid out around a timber-framed Elizabethan manor house within the confines of a 15th-century moat. The site has surviving elements of garden and landscape features from the 15th century onwards.
Brief history of site
Godfrey (1935) suggested that a moated, timber-framed house with a Great Hall was built either by John Devenish, King's Sergeant, who died in 1477, or by his son Sir John Devenish who died before 1518, but was reduced in size probably in the early-16th-century.
Address: Hellingly, Hailsham, BN27 4EU
East Sussex; Wealden; Hellingly
Historical County: Sussex
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The site is 600 metres north of the village of Horsebridge, 2.5 kilometres north of Hailsham and 10 kilometres north-west of Eastbourne, set back on the south side of Station Road.
Form of site: formal garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: manor house
Site Style : formal
Site first created: 1400 to 1518
Main period of development: 15th century
Survival: Part: standing remains
Site Size (Hectares): 10