1. Aerial view of Firle village
1. Aerial view of Firle village

2. The Firle Estate
2. The Firle Estate

8. Mapping in the studio
8. Mapping in the studio

1. Aerial view of Firle village
1. Aerial view of Firle village

Date: 2019

Firle, East Sussex

Budget: Not Disclosed

South Downs National Park

Firle Whole Estate Plan

The Gage family have owned 7,500 acres of Sussex Downland, five villages, 114 houses, seven farms, eighteen yards, two pubs, and many businesses for over 500 years. Since forming in 2011 the South Downs National Park have asked landowners to explain the value of their holdings. Lord Gage tasked us with bringing together his records and articulating Firle's relevance, vision, and commitments. Our response is an estate plan that explains local habitats, infrastructure, archaeology, farming, business, and villages using two years of our own research.