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Brief description of site

Buxted Park is an 18th-century landscape park and woodland occupying about 168 hectares, with mid-20th century garden development. The site is now used as a hotel.

Brief history of site

A manor house and park were recorded at Buxted in 1299. By the 16th century they had become the property of the Walley family. In 1651 the manor house, together with parkland and an estate, were purchased by Stephen Penkhurst.

Location information:

Address: Buxted Park, Buxted, East Sussex, TN22 4AY

Locality: Uckfield

Local Authorities:

East Sussex; Wealden; Buxted

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 198 Grid Ref: TQ484 228
Latitude: 50.9855 Longitude: 0.11288

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Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: hotel

Site first created: Before 1299

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 168

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