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Brief description of site

The Ordnance Survey map of 1874 shows a doubly-enclosed area of little under one hectare including a house, outbuildings, orchard and garden. There was a rectangular pool and a conifer-lined drive, but it is difficult to see anything else of interest.
The 1899 Ordnance Survey map shows that the extent of the enclosure was reduced and some conifers on the drive were replaced by deciduous trees. Later maps show little change. The site is noted as Summerhill Park on a map of 1979.

Location information:

Address: Punnett's Town, Rotherfield, TN21 9BH

Locality: Rotherfield, East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Rotherfield

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ617201
Latitude: 50.9576 Longitude: 0.301008

Key information:

Form of site: park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: Before 1874

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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