St. Mary's House & Gardens
Steyning BN44 3WU, UK
About St. Mary's House & Gardens
St Mary's is a 15th century timber-framed house in the village of Bramber. It has: a topiary garden with animal shapes a terrace gar. The five acres of beautiful gardens include an exceptional example of the prehistoric Ginkgo Biloba 'living fossil' tree, amusing animal topiary, and the 'Secret' Garden with original Victorian fruit wall and pineapple pits, beautiful rose garden and so more.
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Bramber Castle is an early Norman motte and bailey castle built by William De Braose in 1070. The De Braose family retained the castle for over 250 years. The one surviving wall of the tower, standing 14 metres high, provides a glimpse of how imposing the castle once was. Climb to the top of the motte for stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
Chanctonbury Ring is one of the most prominent landmarks along the South Downs. The ring is an Iron Age hill fort above Worthing and the Findon Valley which is best known for its prominent clump of beech trees. It forms part of an ensemble of associated historical features created over a span of more than 2,000 years, including round barrows dating from the Bronze Age to the Saxon periods and dykes dating from the Iron Age and Roman periods.
Cissbury Ring is an 84.2-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Worthing in West Sussex. It is owned by the National Trust and is designated a Scheduled monument for its Neolithic flint mine and Iron Age hillfort. Cissbury Ring is the largest hill fort in Sussex, the second-largest in England, and one of the largest in Europe overall, covering some 60 acres. The earthworks that form the fortifications were built around the beginning of the Middle Iron-Age possibly around
Marlipins is a fascinating local history and archaeology museum housed in one of the oldest buildings in Sussex. The initial estimate of the date of the building is thought to be 12th century based on new evidence which has emerged following the demolition of the adjunct building during the construction of the new annexe. The northern wall was originally constructed between 1167 and 1197 and that this was demolished and replaced by a new wall in the 15th century. It is thought to be the oldest
Devil's Dyke is a 100m deep V-shaped valley on the South Downs Way in southern England, near Brighton and Hove. It is part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest, Beeding Hill to Newtimber Hill. Devil's Dyke was a major local tourist attraction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Prairie Garden is a six acre garden with naturalistic planting, created by Paul and Pauline McBride. The garden is on a farm and surrounded by oak trees. The garden is surrounded by mature oaks, with views of the iron age sites of Chanctonbury Ring and Devil's Dyke.
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West Sussex is a county in South East England on the English Channel coast. The county has a long history of human settlement dating back to the Lower Paleolithic era. West Sussex has a range of scenery, including Wealden, downland, and coastal.