Glynde Place

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Glynde Place
Glynde Place Sussex 1880 edited.jpg
Glynde Place from Morris's Country Seats (1880)
TypeCountry House
Coordinates50°51′55″N 0°04′05″E / 50.86528°N 0.06806°E / 50.86528; 0.06806Coordinates: 50°51′55″N 0°04′05″E / 50.86528°N 0.06806°E / 50.86528; 0.06806
OS grid referenceTQ 45650 09356
AreaEast Sussex
Architectural style(s)Elizabethan
OwnerViscount Hampden
Listed Building – Grade I
Official nameGlynde Place
Designated17 March 1952
Reference no.1221546
Glynde Place is located in East Sussex
Glynde Place
Location of Glynde Place in East Sussex

Glynde Place is an Elizabethan Manor House at Glynde in East Sussex, England. Situated in the South Downs National Park, it is the family home of the Viscounts Hampden, whose forebears built the house in 1569. It is a Grade I listed building.[1] The adjacent church was built in the eighteenth century.

In 1883 the Brand family estate consisted of 8,846 acres (35.80 km2) in Sussex (inherited through the families of Morley and Trevor, and valued at £8,121 a year), 6,658 in Hertfordshire, 3,600 in Essex, 2,081 in county Cambridge, and 978 in Suffolk. (Total 22,163 acres (89.69 km2) worth £24,753 a year).[2]

From 2008 - 2013, the house was subject to a major renovation, organised by the 7th Viscount Hampden, and funded by the sale of one of the estate's paintings.[3]

The house and gardens, the latter being Grade II* listed,[4] are open to the public for tours.


Since 2013, it is the site of the Love Supreme Jazz Festival, which takes place every summer.


  1. ^ "Glynde Place". Historic England. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  2. ^ Cokayne, George Edward (1926). The Complete Peerage Vol 6 (2nd ed.). London: St Catherine Press. p. 289.
  3. ^ "New lease of life for historic Glynde Place". Brighton Argus.
  4. ^ "Glynde Place". Historic England. Retrieved 1 April 2018.

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