OUR FARM HISTORY
We thought you might like a bit of history thrown in; so heres a quick round up of our past at Wapsbourne.
The name Wapsbourne is the modern version of the older Sussex names of Whapplesbourne, Werpplesborne and other derivatives. The name means ‘a track by the stream’. This track leads you from Lewes to East Grinstead, right past the Elizabethan Manor house built in the late 15th C. Wapsbourne was once part of the Sheffield Park Estate, auctioned into private hands in 1953 when the estate of several thousand acres was broken up.
THE FARM & MANOR HOUSE HISTORY
It is thought that there has been a building of some description on the site of Wapsbourne Farm since Anglo Saxon times.It was known at Domesday time as Werpesburn, which in Sussexvernacular later became Wapses Boorn.
The present L-shaped building is the remaining part of an earlier larger E-shaped house.
Our team in full flow during the season is quite large, so here are a few team shots.
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WELCOME TO WOWO CAMPSITE
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