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Brief description of site

The site has an Elizabethan house surrounded by a late-19th century and early-20th century garden and park. Features include an orchard, kitchen garden, two lakes and a chain of ponds.

Brief history of site

On the Ordnance Survey 1st edition map (1813) there is shown a building labelled 'Cransden' with a stream to the south but no indication of a garden or pools. The 1874 Ordnance Survey 6" map shows the development of the land around the house.

Location information:

Address: Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6BD

Locality: Mayfield

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Mayfield and Five

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ585263
Latitude: 51.0142 Longitude: 0.258185

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1813 to 1874

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

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