Herstmonceux Castle

Local nameHerstmonceux Castle
LocationSouth East, UK

Herstmonceux Castle is a brick-built castle, dating from the 15th century, near Herstmonceux, East Sussex, England. It is one of the oldest significant brick buildings still standing in England. The castle was renowned for being one of the first buildings to use that material in England, and was built using bricks taken from the local clay, by builders from Flanders. It dates from 1441. Construction began under the then-owner, Sir Roger Fiennes, and was continued after his death in 1449 by his son, Lord Dacre.The parks and gardens of Herstmonceux Castle and Place are Grade II* listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. Other listed structures on the Herstmonceux estate include the Grade II listed walled garden to the north of the castle, and the Grade II* listed telescopes and workshops of the Herstmonceux Science Centre.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herstmonceux_Castle

Official Website https://herstmonceux-castle.com/

Address BN27 1, United Kingdom

Coordinates 50°52'10.321" N 0°20'19.482" E

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