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Brief description of site

The site was a deer park in the 14th century, and covered 400 acres by 1545. The house was built in 1854, and is now reduced in size. The modern Ordnance Survey map shows three fish ponds on the southern edge of Frankham Wood.

Brief history of site

The estate was enlarged by 74 acres in 1354.

Location information:

Address: Durgates, TN5 6LA

Locality: East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Wadhurst

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ590315
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Key information:

Form of site: deer park

Purpose of site: deer park

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: Before 1354

Main period of development: Medieval

Survival: Part: standing remains

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