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Old Whyly 5719

Brief Description

The owner describes the site as a 'traditional English country house garden'. The house is now a bed and breakfast.

Visitor Facilities

The house is open as a bed and breakfast.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The house is open as a bed and breakfast.


Civil Parish

  • East Hoathly with

Detailed History

At the time of the East Hoathly tithe map, 1839, Whyly was owned by the Countess of Harcourt and occupied by John Houghton. There was no garden.

Court Book 5806/1, prepared in 1721: When Duke of Newcastle, T. Pelham-Holles settled much of his Sussex estates on his brother, Henry Pelham. The manor was sold after 1767 to the Smith family. Elizabeth Smith of Brighton sold it to William Gilliat of neighbouring Barham House in 1858. His family sold it in 1871.



01793 445050

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  • Sarah Burgoyne