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Brief description of site

This is a partially walled garden with fine herbaceous borders and walls supporting climbers such as clematis and roses with a bed of bush roses set in the lawn. There is also a second garden mainly of shrubs with more appropriate plants nearer the moisture of the lake. An American Garden was planted in the late-18th-century.
The site is famous as the birthplace of the poet Shelley.

Brief history of site

Field Place is a Manor House first built around 1353 by Richard Felde.

Location information:

Address: Guildford Road, RH12 3PB

Locality: Warnham

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Horsham; Warnham

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ144321
Latitude: 51.0768 Longitude: -0.368344

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: manor house

Site first created: 1353

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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