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Buckhurst House

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51°05'40"00°08'32" show decimal

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Buckhurst House
Buckhurst Park, Withyham, Hartfield, East Sussex

Buckhurst House is a grand house, which sits in the heart of the Buckhurst Park estate. It was built in 1743, replacing the earlier 16th century Stoneland Lodge. It is a private house of the De La Warr family, who have owned Buckhurst for many centuries.

How to get here:

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Road: B2110 - Via Royal Tunbridge Wells (A26), follow the A264 west towards East Grinstead, then take the B2110 towards Groombridge. At Groombridge, continue across the mini-roundabout towards Withyham; the entrance to Buckhurst Park is by the Dorset Arms pub. Parking: road alongside the pub. By foot follow the drive up to the house. +

This location is private and has no or limited access only. The house and its gardens are private, though the front can be viewed from the gates.

 

Access: PrivateStatus: recognisableBuckhurst House

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 18th June 2006 by Chuck Foster

"As the house is private, the only place to take a photo is at the drive before the main gates at the front."

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Black Orchid (1)
Screen Shot
The cricket party arrives at Cranleigh Hall.

Black Orchid (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 6-8 Oct 1981
The TARDIS materialises at the Hall.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Withyham Cricket Club (Black Orchid). Follow the drive towards the entrance to the Park; the cricket ground is a few hundred yards from the entrance, on the right.

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Buckhurst Park (Woods) (Castrovalva). Follow the drive down the hill, and the path to the woods is at the bottom on the right, alongside the lake.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Harrison's Rocks (Castrovalva): 2.02 miles.

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Bowles Outdoor Centre (The Mind Robber): 2.91 miles.

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Sussex Police Training Centre (Crowborough) (Castrovalva): 3.95 miles.

Further links about the location:

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The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

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Buckhurst Terrier (1933)

Related Stories

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Black Orchid [6-8 Oct 1981]: Cranleigh Hall

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