Cuckfield Park, Hayward's Heath, England
Record Id: 5280
This site is NOT open to public.
This site has the following component area(s):
Brief description of site
The site was originally a deer park, but was disparked in 1618. An 1809 Estate Map shows the areas around the house laid out much as in an aerial photograph of 1967. Features include a kitchen garden, deer park, lakes, and a fine lime avenue.
Brief history of site
The house was built by Henry Bowyer in 1574, the gatehouse being built a few years later, probably using stone from an earlier dwelling. The deer park was 192 acres and disparked in 1618 when it was no longer reserved for deer.
Address: Cuckfield, RH17 5LB
Locality: Hayward's Heath
West Sussex; Mid Sussex; Cuckfield Rural
Historical County: Sussex
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||198||Grid Ref:||TQ298244|
Form of site: landscape park
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1574
Main period of development: 18th century