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Brief description of site

Courtlands is now a garden surrounded by housing, providing the setting for a listed building. The gardens were still in good condition in 1986. The site later became neglected and much of the planting was lost. The site was purchased by Bond International Software in 1998. The buildings were restored and it is likely that the gardens have been improved as well.

Brief history of site

The house was built around 1820 by a local family called Olliver. The next major phase of development was carried out by Paul Schweder around 1903 and onwards. During this period, the house was enlarged and the gardens were developed.

Location information:

Address: Parklands Avenue , Goring-By-Sea, Worthing, , BN12 4NG

Locality: Worthing, West Sussex

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Worthing; Goring

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ119024
Latitude: 50.8103 Longitude: -0.413131

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: commercial office

Site first created: 1820 to 1903

Main period of development: Early 19th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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