Windmill Hill Place, (also known as Windmill Hill Place Tennis Resort), Eastbourne, England
Record Id: 5726
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
The site was described as a substantial mansion with offices, pleasure grounds, barns and stables. It was surrounded by woods and plantations. Features included a large rookery and a small heronry. It is unclear how many of these features still exist. The site was recently a golf and tennis club, but has been sold and its current use is unknown.
Brief history of site
An extract from Herstmonceux Tenement Analysis reads: 'It is possible that present day Windmill Hill Place was constructed upon a virgin site soon after 1721'. It had belonged to the Luxford family since 1592.
Address: Windmill Hill, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 4SB
East Sussex; Wealden; Wartling
Historical County: Sussex
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||199||Grid Ref:||TQ655118|
Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: recreational
Site first created: 1721 to 1730
Main period of development: Early 18th century
Survival: Part: standing remains