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Brief description of site

The house when viewed from the south is framed by a mixture of fine trees including cedar, pine, oak, beech, sweet chestnut, yew and cork oak. . To the rear of the house is a large walled garden, with a crinkle-crankle fruit wall, and a large complex of farm buildings.

Brief history of site

West Stoke Place and its church are shown on the map of 1724. By 1778 there is map evidence of parkland around the house.

Location information:

Address: West Stoke , PO18 9BN

Locality: Chichester, West Sussex

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Chichester; Funtington

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 197 Grid Ref: SU827088
Latitude: 50.8728 Longitude: -0.826025

Directions:

West Stoke House is situated at map reference SU827088 in the parish of Funtington.

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Food/drink production

Context or principal building: hotel

Site first created: Before 1724

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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