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Brief description of site

Many features of the site were extant in the late-19th century. In 1981, John Brookes of The Clockhouse, Fontwell, was asked to design a new garden. This included the many old flint buildings and walls and the two old walled-gardens. Features include ponds, a summer house, vegetable garden, well garden, orchard, broad borders and a gazebo.

Brief history of site

Edmund Sadler was the owner of Church Farm in 1847 according to the oldest map available. In addition, the 1875 map shows a large pond and extensive orchards.

Location information:

Address: Oving Road, Aldingbourne, Chichester,, PO20 3UB

Locality: Chichester

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Arun; Aldingbourne

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 197 Grid Ref: SU927053
Latitude: 50.8398 Longitude: -0.684827

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: Before 1847

Main period of development: Late 20th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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