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Brief description of site

The house is backed by woodland and surrounded by specimen trees. The main view is to the south giving a spectacular distant panorama of Chichester Harbour, the city of Chichester and the sea. Shorter views are south-east across the remnants of park and north-east to Walderton Down and Kingley Vale National Nature Reserve.

Brief history of site

The principal house, gardens and parkland were not created until some time between 1840 and 1880.

Location information:

Address: Funtington, PO18 9JW

Locality: West Sussex

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Chichester; Westbourne

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 197 Grid Ref: SU795095
Latitude: 50.8795 Longitude: -0.871343


Adsdean House and Park are situated within the parish of Westbourne, to the north-west of the village of Funtington.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Site first created: 1840 to 1880

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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