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Michelgrove, Sussex

Michelgrove is N of Patching and Clapham, West Sussex.
See map and map.

Michelgrove was home of Michelgrove family.
Inherited by Shelley.
Michelgrove House was built by Sir William Shelley c.1540.
Seat of Shelley of Michelgrove.

Seat of Sir John Shelley, 1st Baronet (cr Baronet 1611) of Michelgrove.
Inherited by Sir John Shelley, 3rd Baronet (died 1703).

Seat of Shelley, Baronets, of Michelgrove.
Modified in 18th century.
Shelley sold the Michelgrove estate in 1800. This was in the time of the 6th Baronet.
Michelgrove House was demolished shortly after 1828.
Some walls survive. See britishlistedbuildings.co.uk.





The site of the demolished "Michel Grove" on map published 1879 (surveyed 1875 to 1876).



Surviving walls of Michelgrove House, West Sussex.
This is at the NE side of the site.
See full size. From Bing Maps.
See Google street view.



Michelgrove House, 1782.
Sold at Christie's in 2010.



Michelgrove House, West Sussex. Drawn in 1789.
From here.



Michelgrove House, 1805.
From here.



Michelgrove House, 1827.
Shortly before demolition.
From here.



Remains of Michelgrove House, West Sussex.
Photo 2009 by Dave Spicer. From Geograph.



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