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Historic Houses Uckfield

Historic Houses in or near Uckfield, such as Glynde Place and Anne of Cleves House are listed below.

Glynde Place

Glynde Place, Glynde, Lewes, East Sussex

Glynde, Lewes 7.8 miles away

Glynde Place is a magnificent Elizabethan manor house set in the heart of the South Downs. It is the family home of Viscount and Viscountess Hampden whose forebears built the house in 1569 from local flint and stone fron Caen, Normandy. Portraits,… more

Anne of Cleves House

Anne of Cleves House, 52 Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

52 Southover High Street, Lewes 8.3 miles away

Henry VIII and his wives have fascinated the British for generations so it’s little wonder that Anne of Cleves’ House, tucked away in rural Sussex, is such a popular visitor attraction. Anne was given the house in 1541 as part of her divorce… more

Michelham Priory & Gardens

Michelham Priory & Gardens, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex

Upper Dicker, Hailsham 9.2 miles away

Most famous for the fact that it is the home of England’s longest water-filled moat dating back to 1229, Michelham Priory in Hailsham was founded by Augustinian canons and has experienced a rocky history by way of the dissolution of the monasteries.… more

Charleston

Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex

Firle, Lewes 9.5 miles away

Home to artists Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf’s sister, Charleston was a mecca for artists and writers in the early 20th century and became a regular meeting place for the celebrated Bloomsbury set. The house’s décor is a rich… more

The Priest House

The Priest House, North Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex

North Lane, West Hoathly, East Grinstead 9.6 miles away

Built in the 15th century, The Priest House has been open as a museum since 1908. Its furnished rooms contain a fascinating array of 17th and 18th century domestic furniture, needlework and household items. Outside a formal herb garden contains over… more

Standen

Standen, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex

West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead 10.1 miles away

Standen is a family house built in the 1890s, a showpiece of the Arts & Crafts Movement designed by Philip Webb and decorated throughout with original William Morris carpets, fabrics and wallpapers. On display are contemporary paintings, tapestries,… more

Bateman's

Bateman's, Bateman's Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex

Bateman's Lane, Burwash, Etchingham 12.4 miles away

Take the day off from the 21st century and escape to the bucolic idyll that is Batemans, the home of Rudyard Kipling from 1902 to 1936. The house, a 17th century ironmaster’s home sitting in the rolling Sussex Downs, has been preserved as it was in… more

Preston Manor

Preston Manor, Preston Drove, Brighton, East Sussex

Preston Drove, Brighton 14.1 miles away

Preston Manor is a delightful old Manor House evoking the atmosphere of an Edwardian gentry house both `upstairs´ and `downstairs´. Dating from c.1600, rebuilt in 1738 and substantially added to in 1905, Preston Manor gives a rare insight into life… more

Penshurst Place & Gardens

Penshurst Place & Gardens, Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent

Penshurst, Tonbridge 14.3 miles away

The vast historic house that is Penshurst Place in Kent lives up to all expectations of an English historic house, with its own church, 14th century guild hall, state rooms soaked in portraits and antiques and gardens of every type. The estate is… more

Hever Castle & Gardens

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent

Edenbridge 14.6 miles away

Hever Castle, a romantic 13th century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books signed and inscribed by Anne Boleyn. In 1903 the estate was bought by American William Waldorf Astor,… more

Royal Pavilion

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton 14.7 miles away

Ever wondered how playboy King George IV visited his mistresses in Brighton without being seen? The Royal Pavilion, John Nash’s 19th century seaside palace masterpiece, recreates what life was like for the party loving royal, from the frantic… more

Chartwell

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent

Mapleton Road, Westerham 18.5 miles away

Chartwell was the family home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1924. The rooms are kept as they were during his lifetime and offer an insight into both his domestic and political life. Photographs, books and personal possessions, including his famous… more

St Mary´s House & Gardens

St Mary´s House & Gardens, Bramber, West Sussex

Bramber 18.9 miles away

St Mary´s House is a magnificent medieval house with fine panelled interiors, including the unique Elizabethan ´Painted Room´ with its trompe l´oeil murals, giving an air of tranquillity and timelessness. The Drawing Room has a marquetry overmantle… more

Knole

Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent

Sevenoaks 20.6 miles away

If ever there was an argument for the importance of the National Trust, Kent’s Knole House is it. This 15th century palace built for bygone archbishops before becoming the property of Henry VIII and then the influential Sackville family (Vita… more

Ightham Mote

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Sevenoaks, Kent

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks 20.9 miles away

Ightham Mote is a superb moated manor house dating from the early 14th century. It was bought in 1953 by American, Charles Robinson, who had first seen the house on a tour of Kent before the First World War. The main features of the house, which is… more

Titsey Place

Titsey Place, Titsey, Oxted, Surrey

Titsey, Oxted 21.2 miles away

Titsey is one of the largest surviving historic estates in Surrey, dating back to the mid 16th century. The interior of the house was designed by William Atkinson in the 1820´s with Regency plaster cornices, panelled doors and marble chimneypieces.… more

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House, Luxted Road, Downe, Kent

Luxted Road, Downe 24.2 miles away

The debt that science owes Charles Darwin cannot be overstated and it feels rather magical to travel to the great man’s family home in Kent and stand in the very study where he researched and developed his masterpiece On The Origin of Species. The… more

Parham House & Gardens

Parham House & Gardens, Parham Park, Pulborough, West Sussex

Parham Park, Storrington, Pulborough 25.7 miles away

Parham House: This beautiful Elizabethan house is set in the heart of a medieval deer park at the foot of the South Downs. The foundation stone was laid in 1577 by the two year old Thomas Palmer. It is reputed Queen Elizabeth dined at Parham in 1593… more

Smallhythe Place

Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden, Kent

Smallhythe, Tenterden 26.6 miles away

Smallhythe Place is an early 16th century half timbered house, which was the home of the Victorian actress Ellen Terry from 1899 until her death in 1928. It contains many personal and theatrical mementoes, and beautiful stage costumes from her… more

Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey, Great Bookham, Dorking, Surrey

Great Bookham, Dorking 28.2 miles away

Polesden Lacey, originally a Regency house, was extensively remodelled in 1906-09 by the Hon Mrs Ronald Greville, a well-known Edwardian hostess. Her collection of fine British portraits by Lawrence, Reynolds and Raeburn is in the dining room. The… more

Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle, Arundel, West Sussex

Arundel 29.4 miles away

You can see the mighty medieval Arundel Castle from miles away and as you approach it, its grandeur only seems to increase. Dating back to the Norman Conquest, the castle is groaning with terrific historical artefacts and you can’t swing a cat… more

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle, Broomfield Road, Maidstone, Kent

Broomfield Road, Maidstone 29.9 miles away

Looming up from the glorious moat and surrounded by 500 lush green acres of land, Leeds Castle near Maidstone lays claim to being one of the most stunning castles in the world. The Norman stronghold, which has been the property of six of England’s… more

Petworth House & Park

Petworth House & Park, Petworth, West Sussex

Petworth 30.7 miles away

Petworth House is a magnificient late 17th century mansion, housing the finest collection of pictures in the care of The National Trust with numerous works by Turner, Van Dyck, Reynolds and Blake. The state rooms also have a large collection of… more

Hatchlands Park

Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey

East Clandon, Guildford 31.5 miles away

Hatchlands is set in a beautiful 430 acre Repton Park, open everyday offering a variety of way-marked walks. The house was built for the naval hero Admiral Boscawen in 1756 and has some of the earliest surviving interiors by Robert Adam, which are… more

Cobham Hall

Cobham Hall, Cobham, Gravesend, Kent

Cobham, Gravesend 32.1 miles away

So much history has happened at stunning Cobham Hall in Surrey that you can almost sense it as you walk through its hallowed grounds. This splendid site has been inhabited since 300AD (by a rather wealthy Roman family) and the likes of Queen… more

Clandon Park

Clandon Park, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey

West Clandon, Guildford 32.7 miles away

Clandon Park was built by the Venetian architect Leoni in the 1730s and is considered to have one of the finest Marble Halls in Europe. The house is filled with an amazing collection of 18th century furniture, porcelain, textiles and carpets acquired… more

Eltham Palace

Eltham Palace, Courtyard, London, London

Courtyard, Eltham, London 32.7 miles away

Once a royal residence and home to Henry VIII as a child, Eltham Palace’s fortunes have been dramatic over the years. Passed from royal to royal from the 14th to 16th century, it became less prominent as Greenwich Palace down the river was rebuilt… more

Hall Place & Gardens

Hall Place & Gardens, Hall Place, Bexley, Kent

Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley 32.8 miles away

Hall Place is a Grade 1 listed country house built in 1537 for former Lord Mayor of London, Sir John Champneys. The Tudor house boasts a panelled Great Hall with Minstrels´ Gallery, and 17th century additions and improvements include a vaulted Long… more

Danson House

Danson House, Danson Road, Bexleyheath, London

Danson Road, Welling, Bexleyheath 33.2 miles away

Danson is a magnificently restored 18th century Palladian Villa designed by Robert Taylor, with later additions by Sir William Chambers. The house, has a principal floor, sumptuous after painstaking investigations and reconstruction, a fine entrance… more

Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

Godinton Lane, Ashford 34.5 miles away

Godinton House & Gardens, described as `An ancient estate in a magnificent park with thrilling formal gardens now splendidly restored - one of Kent´s finest´ - The Times. Dating from the 14th century the house has been embellished by its many owners… more

Loseley Park

Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey

Guildford 34.6 miles away

Loseley House, built in 1562 to entertain Elizabeth I, is a fine example of Elizabethan architecture. The gallery of the Great Hall houses some rare Italian painted canvas panels from Henry VIII´s banqueting tents. It also features many fine works of… more

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, London

East Molesey 35.1 miles away

There is no better way to explore the life of one of England’ s most notorious monarchs, King Henry VIII, than by visiting his wonderfully exuberant home Hampton Court in south west London. Bought from Cardinal Wolsey in the 1520s, the palace is… more

Carlyle's House

Carlyle's House, 24 Cheyne Row, London, London

24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London 37.0 miles away

Head to the Victorian writer’s shrine in London’s Chelsea that is Carlyle’s House and you’ll learn all about great public speaker, ethical thinker and social essayist Thomas Carlyle. A beautiful Queen Anne house in a quiet side street of this… more

Ham House & Garden

Ham House & Garden, Ham Street, Richmond, London

Ham Street, Ham, Richmond 37.0 miles away

Ham House was built in 1610 and lavishly remodelled and extended in the 1670s by the Duke and Duchess of Lauderdale, and became a centre of Restoration court life. It is one of the most outstanding survivors of Stuart art and architecture famous for… more

Goodwood House

Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex

Goodwood, Chichester 37.1 miles away

Oh, there’s nothing like a good nose around an ancestral stately home and a cream tea afterwards to relax the mind and body. And what finer place to have a snoop than the regal Goodwood House near Chichester, home to the Dukes of Richmond for more… more

Marble Hill House

Marble Hill House, Richmond Road, Twickenham, London

Richmond Road, Twickenham 37.3 miles away

Royalty certainly knew how to treat their mistresses in the old days. The Palladian splendour that is Twickenham’s Marble Hill House was gifted to Henrietta Howard, Countess of Suffolk, by George II when he was Prince of Wales and its glorious… more

Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral, Ambrosden Avenue, London, London

Ambrosden Avenue, London 37.4 miles away

Westminster Cathedral is one of London's best kept secrets. Its Byzantine architecture sets it apart from the more familiar Gothic style of so many other churches in the country. Visitors will find a very special place of prayer that provides peace… more

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, London, London

London 37.7 miles away

Possibly the most famous and iconic building on the Britain's Finest website, Buckingham Palace has had tourists to London swooning for centuries and delighting them further since the powers that be decided to open its doors to the public. Built in… more

Clarence House

Clarence House, St James's Palace, London, London

St James's Palace, London 37.9 miles away

The official London home of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, Clarence House is open to the public each summer. Many prefer tours of this royal residence to that of the grander Buckingham Palace, commenting on the intimacy of the tour… more

Spencer House

Spencer House, 27 St James's Place, London, London

27 St James's Place, London 38.0 miles away

Spencer House, London´s finest surviving 18th century town house, was built in 1756-66 for the 1st Earl Spencer, an ancestor of Diana, Princess of Wales, (1961-97). It was designed by John Vardy and James `Athenian´ Stuart and houses a fine… more

Apsley House

Apsley House, 149 Piccadilly, London, London

149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London 38.0 miles away

Also known by the rather grand address of Number 1, London, Apsley House is an art lover’s paradise. The house, the ancestral home of the Dukes of Wellington since 1815, is stuffed to the gills with masterpieces, among them some of the finest… more

Chiswick House & Gardens

Chiswick House & Gardens, Burlington Lane, London, London

Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London 38.5 miles away

Walk into the entrance of Chiswick House, a classic example of 18th century British architecture, and the silence engulfs you. The roar of the traffic and the chaos of west London subsides as you slip into this wonderful Roman-style Palladian villa… more

Kensington Palace, State Apartments & Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection

Kensington Palace, State Apartments & Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, London, London

London 38.6 miles away

It’s difficult to know where to start with the many reasons to visit Kensington Palace’s state apartments and royal ceremonial dress collection. Let’s start with the King’s Staircase, a wonderful vivid painting by William Kent which shows George I’s… more

Belmont

Belmont, Belmont Park, Faversham, Kent

Belmont Park, Throwley, Faversham 38.7 miles away

A neo-classical belter set in the rolling Kent countryside overlooking the North Downs, Belmont House is particularly historically important as an example of some of 18th century celebrated architect Thomas Wyatt’s finest work. The house itself has… more

Kew Palace

Kew Palace, 33 Kew Green, Richmond upon Thames, London

33 Kew Green, Richmond upon Thames 38.9 miles away

Built as a private house in 1631 and used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818, Kew Palace is a rather intimate little regal home once enjoyed by George III (he of The Madness of King George fame), Queen Charlotte and their 15 children. Inside,… more

Syon Park

Syon Park, Brentford, London

Brentford 39.0 miles away

Syon House is the London home of the Duke of Northumberland. The House is Tudor in origin and was transformed by Robert Adam into one of his earliest and finest interiors. Many of the furnishings were brought to Syon from Northumberland House after… more

Fitzroy House

Fitzroy House, 37 Fitzroy Street, London, London

37 Fitzroy Street, London 39.2 miles away

Set in the heart of Fitzrovia, famed for its writers and artists, Fitzroy House was built in 1791 shortly after development was undertaken of this area. The original interior and current exterior imitate the designs of Robert Adam, celebtated… more

Osterley Park & House

Osterley Park & House, Jersey Road, Isleworth, London

Jersey Road, Isleworth 40.5 miles away

Robert Adam was commissioned in 1761 to transform Osterley Park House from a Tudor mansion into this neo-classical villa. The spectacular interiors contain one of Britain´s most complete examples of Adam´s work. Designed for entertaining, it contains… more

Fenton House & Garden

Fenton House & Garden, Hampstead Grove, London, London

Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, London 42.0 miles away

Fenton House is a charming William and Mary Merchants´ House set in Hampstead. It has altered little over the years and contains fine collections of Georgian furniture, porcelain and needlework. The Benton Fletcher Collection of early keyboard… more

Kenwood House

Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, London, London

Hampstead Lane, London 42.7 miles away

Kenwood House was remodelled by Robert Adam in 1754, by adding a portico and wings to enclose the courtyard, for the 1st Earl of Mansfield. It was bought in 1925 by Lord Iveagh and houses one of the most important collections of paintings, which he… more

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