Oaklee, Lindfield West Sussex , England
Record Id: 5766
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
The house was built between 1902 and 1907 for Kate Leslie. Leslie was a close friend of Gertrude Jekyll, who was commissioned to design the garden. Features included a kitchen garden, large lawn, holly plantings and a narrow bowling green. The house was adapted into flats in 1973. It is run by Mid-Sussex District Council and used for retirement housing.
Brief history of site
'Oaklee' was built between 1902 and 1907 for Kate Leslie and was one of several houses she had constructed in Lindfield.
Address: Compton Road, Lindfield, RH16 2PF
Locality: Lindfield West Sussex
West Sussex; Mid Sussex; Lindfield
Historical County: Sussex
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Form of site: garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: retirement home
Site first created: 1902 to 1907
Main period of development: Early 20th century
Survival: Part: ground/below ground level remains