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Brief description of site

Compton Park is a gentle valley running north-east/south-west which gives spectacular views toward Up Park House set nearly 100 metres above Little Green. Very little remains now of the parkland trees.

Brief history of site

Little Green was first recorded under that name in 1695. Thomas Peckham Phipps invited Humphry Repton to visit Little Green in 1793 and advise on its improvements, and from the inscription, 'TPP 1802' on the present house it appears he also replaced the old manor house which Repton so disliked.

Location information:

Address: Compton, , PO18 9NW

Locality: Chichester, West Sussex

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Chichester; Compton

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 197 Grid Ref: SU771157
Latitude: 50.9356 Longitude: -0.904142


Little Green and its associated parkland named Compton Park is situated to the north of Compton village and immediately abutting the south-western corner of Up Park.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: school

Site first created: 1695 to 1793

Main period of development: Late 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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