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There have been gardens on this site since 1622, when the original manor house was built by James Lewkenor. In 1804, when the current house was built, the gardens were enlarged and park was laid out, and the kitchen garden was moved to its present position and enclosed by walls.
Many of the existing mature beeches, [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 27th 2021

A C1 AD formal Roman courtyard garden, enclosed within the partly excavated wings of a Roman palace and reconstructed according to field evidence revealed through excavation and planted in accordance with known contemporary planting styles.
The site at Fishbourne was first occupied by the Romans as a military base in the early stages of the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 25th 2021

10 Comments CherryPie on May 22nd 2021

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.
Steven Wright

16 Comments CherryPie on Jan 13th 2020

Arundel took part in the ‘There but not there’ national commemorative  project by installing 93 silhouettes representing Arundel’s ‘Roll of Honour’.

The project’s aims were simple:
Commemorate those who died in the First World War through installations of silhouettes and Tommies wherever there is a Roll of Honour.
To Educate all generations, particularly today’s younger generation, born nearly 100 years after [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 21st 2019

…The Cathedral of Our Lady and Saint Philip Howard

My previous posts explained what happened to the Arundel church building after King Henry VIII parted from the Church of Rome and declared himself Head of The Church of England. Despite Henry’s actions Catholic missionary priests were able to continue their teachings in Arundel:

The reign of King [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 20th 2019

Following on from my previous post where the 12th Earl surrendered the collegiate chapel to King Henry VIII, subsequential purchasing it back and being required to provide an annual rent to the King :

The nave [of the church] continued as the parish church of Arundel. As the effects of the Reformation took hold the church [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 19th 2019

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