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Bramber Brooks,

Bramber, Nr. Steyning,

West Sussex


BRAMBER BROOKS

The Street, Bramber, West Sussex BN44 3WE

Approximately 38.50 Acres (15.58 Ha) of Grazing Land Adjoining the River Adur with Superb Views from Parts to

the South Downs National Park & Bramber Castle & Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Including Planning Consent for 4 Stables, Tack Room & Hay/Fodder Store.

OFFERS INVITED IN THE REGION OF £175,000 FOR THE WHOLE

Sole Selling Agents

H.J. BURT & SON

"Celebrating 125 Years Experience & Local Knowledge"

The Estate Offices Steyning West Sussex BN44 3RE

01903 879488 – www.hjburt.co.uk

Also at Euston House, High Street, Henfield


Introduction

The land (Land Registry title no WSX 285620) lies to the North of The Street on the edge

of Bramber village and adjoining the River Adur to the East. The land extends overall to

approximately 38.50 acres (15.58Ha) and provides seasonal mowing and livestock

grazing as part of Bramber Brooks as well as being an area rich in bird and wildlife and

with lovely walks through and beyond. Planning consent was granted on 23/11/2012

(valid for 3 years) by Horsham District Council (ref DC/12/1617) for 4 private horse

stables plus hay/fodder store and tack room, all to be of timber construction, plus

associated hardstanding area and access track to made up with Fittleworth stone or the

like.

The land includes the site of historic Medieval saltworks, listed a Scheduled Ancient

Monument (No. 29253) and of archaeological importance, plus noted by the local

authority as a site of nature conservation importance. This group of Salterns and a

possible moat were formerly located within the grounds of Bramber Castle. The land does

not include any Single Farm Payment entitlements. No services are connected.

History

The land at The Street, Bramber lies close to Bramber Castle, parts of which castle remain

and which was built on a knoll approximately 120’ above the River Adur. William de

Braose built his castle in Bramber in about 1073 and founded a borough beneath its walls,

and also the Church of St Nicholas at Bramber which was originally built as a chapel to

the castle. The building has shared in the general decline of these historic buildings in

Bramber, and also suffered considerable damage during the Civil War period, particularly

in 1643 when Bramber Castle was destroyed and the East end of the church partially

devastated.

Situation

The land is located within ¾ mile of the Old Market Town of Steyning with a

comprehensive range of facilities including a wide range of traditional local shops, public

houses, restaurants/bistro’s, tea rooms trades and services as well as a health and sports

centre, with swimming pool, and other community facilities. Shoreham-by-Sea,

approximately 5½ miles to the South-East, has a main line railway station (with services

along the South Coast to Gatwick and London Victoria) a small airport and a harbour.

The coastal city of Brighton and town of Worthing are both approximately 9 miles distant

and offer an excellent range of shops, trades, services and entertainment facilities.

Horsham, which is reached via the A24, is about 15 miles to the North. It, too, offers a

main line railway station with trains to London Victoria and London Bridge. Gatwick is

about 28 miles away by road. The A24 at Washington is about 4½ miles away and the

A27 at Shoreham-by-Sea is approximately 4 miles.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Easements, Footpaths and Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to all outgoings, easements, wayleaves and other rights and

obligations of every description whether mentioned in these particulars or not. A Public

Footpath crosses the land.

Local Authorities

Horsham District Council Park House, North Street, Horsham 01403 215100

West Sussex County Council County Hall, Chichester 01243 777100

Property Misdescription Act 1991

1. These particulars were prepared in April 2013 by H.J. Burt & Son in good faith for the guidance of

purchasers. The photos were taken in April 2013.

2. The descriptions, measurements and distances within the particulars were taken by H.J. Burt & Son or taken

from information supplied by the vendor, but should only be relied upon as approximations and not as

statements or representations of fact.

3. Information regarding the tenure of this property has not been verified and purchasers should consult their

own solicitor for verification.

4. H.J. Burt & Son offer no warranty as to the condition of the property, services or appliances. Purchasers

should satisfy themselves as to such condition.

5. H.J. Burt & Son have not made any enquiry concerning Planning Consents, Building Regulations or other

approvals for any part of the property unless specifically referred to and purchasers are advised to make

their own enquiries of the Local Authority.

Directions

From our Steyning office, proceed in a South-Easterly direction and continue over the

mini-roundabout following the road away from the main High Street out of the town

along Clays Hill and to the roundabout towards with the A283. At the roundabout, take

the third exit into The Street, Bramber, and then continue through the village where the

entrance to the land will be found opposite the historic St. Mary’s house and gardens.

Viewing

By appointment in daylight hours and in possession of a set of H.J. Burt & Son

sale particulars. All parties viewing are requested to ensure that all shut gates are kept

shut, gateways remain clear and any livestock remain undisturbed and machinery

untouched. Parties viewing are specifically requested to view the land offered for sale

and strictly not to stray onto any adjoining land or property other than on public rights

of way.

Health & Safety

Given the potential hazards of a working farm, we ask you to be as vigilant as possible

when making your inspection for your own personal safety and particularly around any

areas of water, buildings, machinery and near any livestock.

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