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Brief description of site

This is a municipal site which is open daily from dawn till dusk. There are herbaceous borders and large areas of bedding plants. Features include a terrace paved with stone and attractive internal walls. There are several specimen trees, including a mulberry thought to be around 350 years old.

Brief history of site

The house was built in 1572.

Location information:

Address: Southover House, Southover Rd, Lewes, East Sussex, , BN7 1AB

Locality: Lewes, East Sussex,

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Lewes; Lewes

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ413098
Latitude: 50.8704 Longitude: 0.00675992

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

This is a municipal site for general public use. Please see:
http://www.lewes.gov.uk/leisure/1899.asp

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1572

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 0.1

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