Cuckfield Park, kitchen garden 5283

Hayward's Heath, England, West Sussex, Mid Sussex

Brief Description

The current state of the kitchen garden is unknown. It was not shown on a map of 1809, and is therefore likely to date from the Victorian period.

Detailed Description

A listing of plantings in the kitchen garden in 1924 gives a good picture of the contents. How much of thjis survives is unclear.

LEASE BETWEEN J H H HORNSBY ESQ AND MR HARRY STEVENS29 September 1924

INVENTORY OF CONTENTS OF KITCHEN GARDEN AT CUCKFIELD PARK

In Walled Kitchen Garden

23 wall Pear Trees 12 wall Plum Trees 6 wall Cherry Trees

On Borders

13 Black Currant bushes 44 Red Currant bushes 34 Gooseberry bushes

In Centre of Garden

6 Gooseberry bushes 3 rows Raspberry Canes 10 Pear Trees 39 Apple Trees 3 beds of asparagus

In Peach House in Kitchen Garden

1 Golden Gage 5 Peach Trees of back wall 3 Peach Trees on front wall 3 Nectarine Trees on front wall

In Vinery in Glass Garden

4 Sweet Water Vines 8 Black Hamboro' Vines

In Peach House

2 Peach Trees 2 Nectarine Trees

In Stoke Hole

5 iron furnace Tools

signed Harry Stevens

Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Cuckfield Rural
History

Period

  • Victorian (1837-1901)