Bramber, Nr. Steyning,
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.