Brockhurst, (also known as Ashurst Lodge), East Grinstead, England
Record Id: 558
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Brockhurst has gardens and pleasure grounds including a rock garden laid out in the early-20th century by Frederick J Hanbury.
Brief history of site
By 1875 (OS map) Ashurst Lodge was situated within substantial pleasure grounds which extended to the south-west of the house along the south-west facing slopes. The house was known as Brockhurst by 1899. In 1908 the estate was bought by Frederick J Hanbury, and in the following two decades he laid out the gardens for which the site was famous.
Address: Lewes Road, East Grinstead, RH19 3UN
Locality: East Grinstead
West Sussex; Mid Sussex; East Grinstead
Historical County: Sussex
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||187||Grid Ref:||TQ408374|
Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: Before 1875
Main period of development: Early 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 9.8