BRAMBLETYE HOUSE

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BRAMBLETYE HOUSE

Along a small private road to the south of East Grinstead are the ruins of what was once a fine Jacobean house.  This is Brambletye House.  There had been a Brambletye Manor at the time of the Domesday Survey, on a now deserted moated plot nearby.  This house was built in 1631 by Sir Henry Compton and allegedly destroyed during the civil wars by Parliamentary troops. Of course, there are stories…

The ruins can be viewed from the road, but there is nothing to actually visit – the old house is on private land.  That said, the listing on Historic England suggests the ruins might be viewed by appointment – contact details on their site.

Directions - off the A22 about 2 miles south of East Grinstead. There is very limited parking just inside the entrance to a westbound farm entrance and private road.  From there, you need to walk.

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Brambletye Lane
Forest Row
County
East Sussex
Post Code
RH18 5EH
Main Historic Period
Stuart
Tip/Nearby
Ashdown Forest
Primary Management
Private - not open to the public

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