Gravelroots Tillington Index main index Vintage Trail link The Rother Valley
West Sussex, England

Tillington
page ref 01

Rother Valley :- vintage trail | Rother valley trail | photo galleries | local travel | emergency services | churches | pubs | venue | old railways | contact us | more

 

Pitshill House - click for enlargements
To the west of Tillington & Upperton, Pitshill House was a former property of Charles I, later given to Sir Thomas Herbert on the eve of his execution.
George V stayed here when attending the races at Goodwood.

Pitshill is a grade II listed Georgian mansion, set in 90 acres of landscaped park and gardens.
It was purchased by Charles Pearson in 1997.
enlarge image


Walkers in clash over path round mansion - 7th Apr 2005
Fight to save paths from 'petulant' Pearson - 29 April 2005
Pitshill Tower


Sussex Area Ramblers Association         13 Feb. 2006
West Sussex Area Footpath Report
Meeting with WSCC officers and elected representative at County hall on the 13 Feb. 2006
Pitshill- Following the approval by Chichester District in July of a request to have long established paths around Pitshill House diverted, no Order has yet been made by the District. Despite representative changes to the WSCC RoW Committee they maintained their position and formally voted to object if and when the District Council makes the Order.
source = www.sussex-ramblers.org.uk/wsussexfootpath.php


Pitshill - Footpath diversions turned down - 14 Nov 2007
 
 
Pitshill Tower
Photo left
click here for more photos and details
photo:- © Carl Curtis



The remains of this waggon (sadly insufficient to rebuild) are in the Weald & Downland Museum, Singleton collection. This photograph of 1924 shows the waggon in use at the Pitshill Estate, River, near Petworth, West Sussex.
source = http://www.wealddown.co.uk/Magazine/magazine-spring-2001-wagons-collection.htm
Weald & Downland Museum, Singleton.

    The Fox that got away
    The Argus..9th Feb 1999
    A fox was rescued from certain death by protesters.......during a meeting of the West Sussex-based Chiddingfold,
    Leconfield and Cowdray Hunt.........at Upperton Common, near Petworth..click here

    October 8, 2002 - (The Times)
    The engagement is announced between the Hon Oliver Seyfried, son of Lord and Lady Herbert, of Fulham, London,
    and Sally V., daughter of Mr and Mrs Ian Ferguson, of Tillington, West Sussex.

    Petworth Emigration Project
    Includes details of some Tillington & Upperton families

browse more Tillington pages



 
This section is ongoing and changes or additions are being made. If you wish to add to, or comment on, the above please contact us. Anyone wishing to contact the contributors may do so by emailing us and your message and email address will be passed on.
 
Gravelroots publish historical information, as presented to us, in good faith. The authors of researched family history have invariably attempted to create an accurate account or no purpose would have been served in researching it. Although we do seek to ensure that information contained throughout the website is accurate it is impractical to check the accuracy of all the information contained therein. As with all historical work, you should check other sources for corresponding data, rather than rely on any one source.
 
The opinions expressed by contributors are not necessarily the same as those of Gravelroots editorial.
 

 
 


Not found it?
try main index
or search whole site below
use one or two keywords
search index of every word on Gravelroots
 


Visit the Rother Valley Trail
 
Visit the Vintage Trail
 

 

Gravelroots is a locally operated website based at Fernhurst on the Sussex, Surrey & Hampshire border.
Information and images are updated throughout this site on a constant daily basis. If you regularly use or
have visited these pages previously remember to refresh the pages for any new entries...Refresh page.
If you are searching for specific information and unable to find it, or you see errors, please let us know.
 

 

Why do we show adverts?
How is the site funded?
Support us

Many of the images shown throughout the website are available as downloads.
click for more information
Our offline archives are extensive, if you are here searching for particular images, let us know.
 

Todays photos, observations and news are tomorrows history, be part of it.
You can add photos, documents or information to these pages, or even start a new one.
Simply e-mail your material to us & share it with everyone. Your material can be credited to you.
 
A short selection of links to some of the many other pages from Gravelroots
The Vintage Trail - - emergency services - - The Rother Valley Trail - - Churches - - Venue - Gigs & musicians - - Pubs & Hotels - - more
Rother Valley
Chithurst - - Cocking - - Didling - - Duncton - - Easebourne - - East Lavington - - Fernhurst - - Fittleworth - - Graffham
Harting - - Heyshott - - Iping - - Lickfold - - Linch - - Lodsworth - - Lurgashall - - Midhurst - - Milland - - Northchapel - - Nyewood
Petworth - - Rogate - - Selham - - South Ambersham - - Stedham - - Sutton - - Tillington - - Trotton - - Upperton
 

Part of the Rother Valley Guide by Gravelroots
Searching for something specific, use the indexes
This site is best viewed full screen, F11, in 1024 x 768 or higher
WaterAid's vision is of a world where everyone has access to safe water and sanitation
 
Why do we show adverts, how is the site funded? - Support us
area homepage
copyright information
page top
 
main index
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fight SpamValid CSS
page protected by copy sentry