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Brief description of site

Cluttons Sale Details (January 2005) says that the house, which is approached by two driveways, sits well within the grounds (7.28 hectares) with landscaped formal gardens which include croquet lawn, ornamental pond, kitchen garden, swimming pool and hard tennis court. The area of land is half of what it was in 1809.

Brief history of site

The first map evidence is seen on the 1679 manorial map for the Abergavenny Estate. The 1843 Cuckfield Tithe Map shows a small house (a farm house) with some outbuildings.

Location information:

Address: Ansty, , RH17 5AH

Locality: Nr Cuckfield

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Mid Sussex; Cuckfield

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ297225
Latitude: 50.9873 Longitude: -0.153487

Key information:

Form of site: formal garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site Style : formal

Site first created: Before 1679

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 7.28

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