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Brief description of site

The site has an Italianate Victorian house. A tall brick tower and octagonal brick chapel were added in 1881. The 1962 Ordnance Survey map shows that extensive earlier fishponds survived at least into the late-20th-century.

Location information:

Address: Durgates, Wadhurst, TN5 6PT

Locality: East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Wadhurst

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ616326
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Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Unknown

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