Petworth, West Sussex
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Also in the town is the Petworth Cottage Museum, a historic worker's cottage, preserved to look as it would have done around the year 1910.
Aside from Petworth House, the town is best known as one of the most prominent antique centres in the UK. There are an extraordinary 25 antique specialist shops, making it one of the most popular centres for collectors in the country.
There are numerous historic buildings in Petworth, including Daintry House, which dates to the Elizabethan period, though the facade is Georgian, and Leconfield Hall, a beautiful Georgian building located in the Market Square, which was originally a courthouse and Council meeting place, but now serves as a public venue.
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Address: Petworth, West Sussex, England
Attraction Type: Town
Location: 5 miles north west of Pulborough on the A283
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Petworth, St Mary's Church - 1 miles (Historic Church)
Petworth House - 1.1 miles (Historic House)
Petworth Cottage Museum - 1.2 miles (Museum)
Selham, St James Church - 3.6 miles (Historic Church)
Bignor Roman Villa - 5.6 miles (Roman Site)
Cowdray House - 5.8 miles (Historic House)
RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve - 6.4 miles (Countryside)
Ramster Hall Gardens - 6.5 miles (Garden)
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