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Tel code: 01580 | code search
Postcode: TN5 | code search
Population: 1900
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Ticehurst village is located mid-way between Wadhurst and Hawkhurst along the B2099, close to the Kent border and just south of Bewl Water. The name probably derives from the Old English "ticcenes-hyrst" meaning "kids or goats wood". The lands were under control of Hastings Priory from around 1197 although the first written record dates from 1018 when King Cnut gave the area to the Archbishop of Canterbury. The village has a number of fine old buildings; St Mary`s church is mostly 14th century the west tower has a embattled stair-turret and a short broach spire, inside there are remnants of some 14th C glass work, there is also a interesting collection of hand embroided kneeling bolsters showing village life and other local subjects. Ticehurst House has a Victorian frontage behind which is an early 19th C house, it was here that Dr Newington started his home for those suffering from physiactric problems. A little to the east is Pashley Manor, first built in 1292 by the de Passele`s it was brought by the Bullen family in 1453, better known as Boleyn, who`s daughter Anne married Henry VIII. After Anne was executed in 1536 the family fell from grace and the house was sold to Sir Thomas May who held it for only two years until the Dissolution in 1538 when it were given to Sir John Baker of Sissinghurst. Henry being Henry then changed his mind and gave the land to the Dean & Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral who held it until the mid 1930`s. The manor has an early 17th C facade with exposed timber-framing, at the back can be seen some early 18th C brickwork and the award winning Gardens. Ticehurst makes an ideal base from which to explore the High Weald, the long distance Sussex Border Path passes nearby and to the north is Bewl Water one of the largest stretches of inland water in Sussex.

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Pashley Manor Gardens

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Ticehurst Branch Surgery

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Bull Public House
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Cherry Tree Inn
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Ticehurst C of E Primary School

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Dale Hill Hotel (1.39 miles)

Dale Hill Hotel

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Located in magnificent, historic 1066 English countryside with breathtaking view across the High Weald ridges and valleys you will be surprised and delighted to discover Dale Hill. Dale Hill was recently voted ... More

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Swan at the Vineyard (3.35 miles)

Swan at the Vineyard

As the name implies, The Swan at the Vineyard is located at the edge of our vineyard and overlooks both the vineyard and the Down conservation area of Lamberhurst.

A bar and restaurant with a superb ... More

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Three Chimneys Farm (3.64 miles)

Three Chimneys Farm
Set amidst glorious countryside at the end of a one mile farm track, in the heart of the Weald of Kent, on the edge of Bedgebury Forest, 4 stylishly converted Kentish farm buildings. Comfortable, ... More | visit website
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Hopgarden House (3.83 miles)

Hopgarden House

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Just 5 miles from Tunbridge Well, if you work in Tunbridge wells or surrounding areas we are just a 10 minute drive. Hopgarden House is Private Contemporary house situated in ... More

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Little Tidebrook Farm (4.19 miles)

Little Tidebrook Farm

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Little Tidebrook Farm is a beautiful converted granary set in a pretty rural location in the sleepy hamlet of Tidebrook; about 2 miles from Wadhurst.It ... More
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Spring Cottage (4.49 miles)

Spring Cottage
Modern, family house with spectacular views across the Sussex Weald. Close to many National Trust properties, including Scotney Castle, Bateman's, etc. Also within easy driving distance of the coast - Brighton, Hastings, Eastbourne, Rye - ... More | visit website
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The Royal Oak (4.50 miles)

The Royal Oak

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The Royal Oak is the first ArtHouse Hotel in England. Itís a concept created by Proprietor Janelle Tresidder to bring high quality original art into an English hotel. At the Royal ... More

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Star & Eagle Hotel (5.01 miles)

Star & Eagle Hotel

Nestling in the heart of the Kentish Weald, The Star and Eagle is found in the village of Goudhurst. Standing 400ft above sea level the building commands outstanding views across the surrounding countryside, for which ... More | visit website

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Freedom Holiday Homes (6.44 miles)

Freedom Holiday Homes
Our friendly, helpful staff who have extensive local knowledge will assist you to choose from our superb range of self catering accommodation in cottages, barn conversions, Granaries, Oast Houses and apartments throughout the beautiful counties ... More
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George Hotel & Brasserie (6.45 miles)

George Hotel & Brasserie

The George Hotel and Brasserie is one of Cranbrook's landmark buildings, dating back to the 14th century. Guests can easily access local attractions, as well as enjoy the relaxing ambiance of the hotel itself. The ... More | visit website

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