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Alfriston Clergy House, Alfriston

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Alfriston Clergy House in Alfriston, Polegate, East Sussex, England, was the first built property to be acquired by the National Trust. It was purchased in 1896 for £10. The house lies adjacent to the Church of St. Andrew. It is a Grade II* listed building.
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  • Disappointing visit- very small house and just a couple of artefacts. NT filled out the visit by a guy giving a talk which I didn’t find particularly interesting.  more »
  • Octavia Hill, who pleaded for preservation of this House and its purchase by the fledgling National Trust wanted the building “to be left to tell its story to the days that are to come” - but sadly....  more »
  • A marvellous journey into the past history of architecture and construction inventiveness! Who'd have thought the floor of the main hall could be made of milk and chalk, for example? Complemented by.....  more »

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