Renovation of Firle Park Stew Ponds

    24 March 2016

    Renovation of Firle Park Stew Ponds

    The Firle Estate was fortunate to obtain a grant covering a large part of the costs of the complete renovation to the 19th Century Stew Ponds in Firle Park in East Sussex.

    Firle Estate Wood Burner

    10 March 2016

    New Firle Woodburner

    Firle Place commissioned Baystar to install a 400kW biomass district heating system. The biomass system is designed to provide heat to the main house and tea room as well as other properties on the estate next to the The Georgian Riding School (which is a Grade 2* listed building used to host weddings). The site will be served by 630m of district heat main, replacing the old oil boilers, to provide a considerable carbon saving and bringing the Firle Place woodlands back into management.

    Firle Estate Alan Titchmarsh Masterpiece

    1 March 2016

    Alan Titchmarsh at Firle Place

    An exciting new TV format conceived by Alan Titchmarsh himself sees contestants attempting to value works of art and is set in a number of Stately Homes around the UK.

    Firle Estate Lewes Firle Village – A Ribbon of Life

    19 February 2016

    Firle Village – A Ribbon of Life

    By Deborah Gage

    A useful guide to the village of Firle over the ages. Firle derives from the Anglo-Saxon word ‘Fierol’ or oak covered land. The village nestles in the lee of Firle Beacon, with the South Downs providing some of the most spectacular scenery in Southern England.