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Number of results: 15

  1. Address

    Muddles Green, Chiddingly, Lewes, EAST SUSSEX, BN8 6HW

    Telephone

    01825 872856

    Lewes

    Former residence of the photographer, Lee Miller and Surrealist Roland Penrose. Now base of the Lee Miller Archives and The Penrose Collection. Open to the public on Sundays and Thursdays between April and October each year.

  2. Address

    High Street, Hartfield, EAST SUSSEX, TN7 4AE

    Telephone

    01892 771155

    Hartfield

    Situated on the edge of the Ashdown Forest in Hartfield, this is a perfect stop for either the casual visitor or the diehard fan of A.A. Milne’s most famous creation, Winnie the Pooh.

  3. Address

    English Heritage Trust, Pevensey Castle, Castle Lane, Pevensey, EAST SUSSEX, BN24 5LE

    Telephone

    01323 762604

    Castle Lane, Pevensey

    Pevensey Castle chronicles more graphically than any other fortress the story of Britain's south coast defences. It is also famously the landing place of William the Conqueror's army in 1066.

  4. Address

    The Tye, Alfriston, Nr Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 5TL

    Telephone

    01323 871961

    Alfriston, Nr Polegate

    Rare 14th century Wealden 'hall house' was the first building to be acquired by the National Trust in 1896. Delightful cotage garden in idyllic setting by Cuckmere River.

  5. Address

    Wilmington, Wilmington, EAST SUSSEX, BN26 5SW

    Telephone

    01273 486260

    Wilmington

    The mysterious guardian of the South Downs has baffled historians and archaeologists for years.

  6. Address

    Windmill at Windmill Hill, Windmill Hill, Hailsham, EAST SUSSEX, BN27 4RT

    Telephone

    01323 833033

    Hailsham

    Restored windmill,Open from 2.30 until 5 every Sunday and bank Holiday through to and including August Bank Holiday Monday. Admission by donation.

    Groups and coach parties by arrangement. Email for details.

  7. Address

    Park Croft, Willingdon, EAST SUSSEX, BN26 5LB

    Telephone

    01323 734496

    Willingdon

    This 4-storey brick tower mill built in 1817, last worked by wind in 1942, restored in 1967, with three pairs of millstones and three working oat crushers. Cap and sweeps now turn to wind.

  8. Address

    Upper Dicker, Nr Hailsham, EAST SUSSEX, BN27 3QS

    Telephone

    01323 844224

    Nr Hailsham

    Boasting England’s longest medieval water-filled moat, Michelham Priory’s ‘Island of History’ reflects its nearly 800 years’ existence.

  9. Address

    High Street, Uckfield, EAST SUSSEX, TN22 1AZ

    Telephone

    01825 763754

    Uckfield

    This Heritage Centre is a medieval Wealden Hall House built in 1436. Today the building plays hosts a variety of exhibitions and holds the archive to 19th and 20th century documents and photographs relating to Uckfield and the surrounding area.

  10. Address

    Wartling Road, Hailsham, EAST SUSSEX, BN27 1RN

    Telephone

    01323 833816

    Hailsham

    This 15th Century moated castle is set in 550 acres of glorious woodland and gardens.

  11. Address

    Hammerwood, East Grinstead, WEST SUSSEX, RH19 3QE

    Telephone

    01342 850594

    East Grinstead

    One of the first examples of Greek Revival architecture in the United Kingdom. The house and gardens are open to the public in summer, from 1 June to the end of September.

  12. Address

    Beggars Lane, Stone Cross, Pevensey, EAST SUSSEX, BN24 5PS

    Telephone

    01323 483470

    Pevensey

    This white tower mill, owned by the Stone Cross Mill Trust, which has restored her to working order dates from 1876, worked until 1937 and now grinds regularly.

  13. Address

    Bateman's Lane, Burwash, Etchingham, EAST SUSSEX, TN19 7DS

    Telephone

    01435 882302

    Etchingham

    Bateman’s was Rudyard Kipling’s family home from 1902-1936. He described Bateman’s as ‘a real house in which to settle down for keeps’

  14. Address

    Crowborough Road, Nutley, East Sussex, TN20 6YA

    Telephone

    01435 873367

    Nutley

    The oldest, only working open-trestle post mill in the country. Set in the beautiful landscape of Ashdown Forest, Nutley Windmill is a very fine example of the oldest post mill design, known in the country since the 12th Century.

  15. Address

    East Dean, Nr Eastbourne, EAST SUSSEX, BN20 0AB

    Telephone

    01323 423197

    Nr Eastbourne

    Birling Gap is part of the world famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs, one of the longest stretches of undeveloped coastline on the south coast with breathtaking, unspoilt views of the sea and over the downland and cliffs.