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Brief description of site

The principal building was a mansion dating from 1534. This is now in ruinous condition and only the tower remains. The tower is surrounded by a moat. The site is in the care of the Landmark Trust and it may be possible to arrange a visit. Please see:
http://www.landmarktrust.org.uk/

Brief history of site

A castellated mansion was erected on the site by Sir William Pelham in 1534.

Location information:

Address: Laughton, Lewes, BN8 6DA

Locality: East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Laughton

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ483114
Latitude: 50.8831 Longitude: 0.106821

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: mansion house

Site first created: 1534

Main period of development: 16th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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