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Brief description of site

The name 'Isingherst' exists at least as early as 1575. The park is shown on the 1813 Ordnance Survey map. Features include a stream, lake and kitchen garden. The estate looks much the same on the Ordnance Survey 1" map (1940) and the Ordnance Survey 6" map (1981), although at the last date there is no sign of an enclosed kitchen garden.

Location information:

Address: Cross-in-hand, Heathfield, TN21 0UE

Locality: Heathfield, East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Mayfield and Five

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ565231
Latitude: 50.986 Longitude: 0.228318

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: recreational

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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