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Valewood House

Introduction

The site has a mainly wild garden with a lake and a semi-formal area to the west of the house. There are many large and aged specimens, some of which have been identified. A wide terrace runs along the west side of the house with a loggia.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Owners

Valewood House Company Ltd

History

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Features & Designations

Features

  • House (featured building)
  • Earliest Date:
  • Latest Date:
  • Planting
  • Description: There are many large specimens of rhododendron.
  • Garden Terrace
  • Loggia
Key Information

Type

Wild Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Nursing Home

Period

Victorian (1837-1901)

Survival

Part: standing remains

Hectares

3.7

Civil Parish

Lurgashall

References

Contributors

  • Jennie Hook

  • Dr and Mrs W R Trotter

  • Sussex Gardens Trust