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Alfriston Clergy House

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Address: The Tye, Alfriston BN26 5TL, England
Phone Number: 01323 871961

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Tiny cottage and garden

Very pleasant cottage just by the village church small national trust property with orchard and garden very well kept up as all n/t houses are well worth a visit if you are near... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
David B
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very pleasant cottage just by the village church small national trust property with orchard and garden very well kept up as all n/t houses are well worth a visit if you are near by viewing only takes 1 hour max so best to visit if you are in the area but plenty of pubs and tea houses in the village... More 

Thank David B
Romsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Finding the Clergy House was more challenging than we expected. Look for the finger post in the centre of the village; we walked down the main road which was very busy and the pavement is very narrow. You wouldn't want to walk this with small children. If you follow the sign posts - obscured by vegetation on our visit and... More 

Thank Pamela L
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first National Trust property. It is small so the visit is quickly undertaken and the building is beautiful in a lovely location in the heart of historic Alfriston by the wonderful parish church. It is by the Cuckmere River and is best seen from that side. The garden is also quite small but the reason to visit... More 

Thank SergeLourie
Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A fabulous thatched building dating back to 1300. A nice surprise is the small garden at the back of the property. It is set next to a lovely church with a very pleasant village green behind Alfriston high street, steeped in history, old and quaint. A lovely place to visit and savour old England. You can also purchase English wine... More 

Thank Dawn B
Yorkshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It may be a small place to visit but it is the NT's first ever property and a delight to see, especially in the summer time when the flowers and vegetables are in the garden. The house is a fascinating part of history so well worth a visit.Situated just off the main green in Alfriston village which in itself is... More 

Thank Greecophile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This ancient thatched dwelling was the first property purchased 120 years ago by the National Trust. When they bought it for £10 they both saved it from demolition and allowed Harriet, widow of the last lessee, to remain. The walls of wattle and daub, and the solid chalk and milk floor enhance the atmosphere. The Clergy House keeps the secret... More 

Thank Mapread
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like gardens and exploring this tiny National Trust property is gorgeous. Tiny farmhouse to look around but the most lovely garden. Old fashioned. Great to explore.

Thank Jamie A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The first NT property, and possibly the one that gave it the oak leaf logo we are all familiar with... Beautifully situated in the corner of the village green, in perfectly tended cottage gardens by the water; you couldn't find anything more "English" if you tried! Alfriston is lovely too for a gentle meander and a coffee or tea and... More 

Thank Delius17
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Really beautiful and really worth a visit. Alfriston is quaint and full of tiny interesting shops, and the clergy house is steeped in history. Fab gardens

Thank Holly021
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Small property but very interesting history. Friendly staff and reasonably priced plants on sale. Pretty garden

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