Portslade Old Manor

Portslade Old Manor Historical Background

Old and New Manors The Old Manor built circa 1100, with the new manor on the left hand side. The old manor has suffered from Victorian Folly, but the some of the remains are still of the original.

Portslade Old Manor is one of a very few remaining examples of a Norman manor house. The building remains have been listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and a Grade ll listed building. The building was home to William de Warrane, who was gifted this by the king.

The Old Manor was very close to the Church, and built in the same era. The records of the occupants appear to have been lost, however the New Manor is documented as being built in 1807, and then gifed to the church in 1904. After 1904 it became St Marye's convent

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“one of a very few examples of a Norman manor house listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.”