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Brief description of site

The site is known to have existed since at least 1843. The current layout of the gardens is mainly that designed by Lanning Roper from 1957. Features include pleached limes, a terrace, a fruit and vegetable garden and a swimming pool garden.

Location information:

Address: The Old Vicarage, Firle, BN8 6LE

Locality: Firle, East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Lewes; Firle

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ466075
Latitude: 50.8484 Longitude: 0.0811099

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: Before 1843

Main period of development: Mid 20th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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