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Reason for inclusion: Candidate for Hurlstone, Reginald Musgrave’s residence
Accessibility: Owned by the National Trust. Look at website for opening times.
Description: Jacobean manor set in its own grounds.
Although formally in East Sussex the house like Hurlstone is L shaped with a woodland and ponds. It does not however have a more modern wing. It was purchased by Conan Doyle’s friend Rudyard Kipling in 1902. It is possible that Conan Doyle drew on a number of houses as his inspiration for Hurlstone, as he did for Baskerville Hall.