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Brief description of site

The site has an Elizabethan manor house with earlier components. The property is set in informal grounds. Features include a gravelled drive flanked by mature beech trees, topiary, parterre, specimen trees and woodlands.

Brief history of site

The site has an Elizabethan manor house with some parts of earlier origin. The Streat estate was built up by degrees by W. Dobell during the first half of the 17th century.

Location information:

Address: Streat, East Sussex, BN6 8RX

Locality: Lewes

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Lewes; Streat

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ350152
Latitude: 50.9205 Longitude: -0.0807255

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: manor house

Site Style : informal

Main period of development: Early 17th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

Site Size (Hectares): 6

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