TQ3018 : Hammonds Place, Burgess Hill

taken 12 years ago, near to Burgess Hill, West Sussex, Great Britain

Hammonds Place, Burgess Hill
Hammonds Place, Burgess Hill
Hammonds Place was built in the 16th century. The original building was damaged by fire and it was subsequently rebuilt & added to. It was never a working farm though. Hammonds Farm was originally owned by Little Hammonds Farm House, which is situated opposite Hammonds Place tucked in just behind the barn you can see on the right. Little Hammonds Farm House (now known as Little Hammonds) dates back to the 1590's (extended in the early 1900's). The working farm was sold to developers Wates in the mid 1960's and subsequently developed in the late 1980's / early 1990's (Hammonds Ridge housing estate, Tesco, etc). In between outbuildings were used by Hammonds Place amongst others. Stabling and a large milking yard originally adjoined the house on the North Westerly corner. The barn in the picture was originally also part of the farm, it was developed into a residential dwelling in the late 1990's.

Information kindly provided by Craig Maddock.
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TQ3018, 27 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 November, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 November, 2005
Category
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 307 184 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:57.0135N 0:8.4432W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 308 185
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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