Lime House, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, England
Record Id: 5717
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
The site has a Victorian mansion house surrounded by gardens and park. Although outside the boundary of Herstmonceux itself and less significant than the Castle, it is of local importance. Its location, house and grounds make an important contribution to the village of Herstmonceux, both in terms of its history and in more modern scenic terms.
Brief history of site
Lime Park was initially a farmhouse outside the boundary of Herstmonceux Castle itself. The current house was built by the Gillon family in 1821.
Address: Chapel Row, Herstmonceux, BN27 1RF
Locality: Herstmonceux, East Sussex
East Sussex; Wealden; Herstmonceux
Historical County: Sussex
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Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1821
Main period of development: Early 19th century