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Brief description of site

Abbs (1999) notes a 'tennis lawn, kitchen garden, greenhouses and grassland plus well-shrubbed carriage drive.., part of Possingworth Estate and sold in 1907'.
Later maps show no interesting garden developments.

Brief history of site

The site is named as Blackboy Farm on the 1813 Ordnance Survey map. There was no garden at this date. The house and gardens were developed before 1874.

Location information:

Address: Framfield, East Sussex, TN22 5HN

Locality: Framfield

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Framfield

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ530208
Latitude: 50.9663 Longitude: 0.177525

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1813 to 1874

Main period of development: Mid 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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