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Brief description of site

The estate forms a rough triangle with the Manor and lake of about half a hectare in the vertex pointing north. To the south of the manor is parkland with some wooded areas. Over the years the number of trees has reduced.
Abbs (1999) notes a cricket pavilion (1923), a kitchen garden and an arbour.

Brief history of site

The Ordnance Survey 1" map (1813) shows a small group of buildings, labelled Tanners Farm, with no evidence of gardens or a lake. On the Ordnance Survey 6" map (1874) the house is called Great Tanners and orchards and a lake are marked.

Location information:

Address: Lions Green, Waldron, TN21 0PG

Locality: Waldron, East Sussex

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Horam

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 199 Grid Ref: TQ564183
Latitude: 50.9429 Longitude: 0.224833

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: Mid 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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