Brambletye House, Sussex (Antiquity)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Brambletye House and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Brambletye Preparatory School

Memories of Brambletye Boys Preparatory School 1967 – 1971. When I went to Brambletye at the age of nine, in September 1967, it was my fifth school in the last four years. As my parents were routinely being posted within the Army, they felt a boarding school would give me a more stable education. I ...Read full memory

A memory of Brambletye House

The Happiest Days Of Your Life

Brambletye school, well set between the beautiful Ashdown Forest and thriving town of East Grinstead on the Sussex/Surrey border was a paradise on Earth for any schoolboy with an aesthetically romantic (!) imagination. I was fortunate to be a boarder there between 1955-1960 even though my family lived ...Read full memory

Brambletye School One Easter

It was wonderful to read ‘Memories of Brambletye Boys Preparatory School 1967 – 1971’ including a mention of the catering staff: "The food was always prepared and brought to the ends of the tables in large aluminium trays by some curious little Spanish couple called Angela and Manuel. I was never sure ...Read full memory