Mrs P Raymond, Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer



Sedlescombe Parish Council



Owner – Sedlescombe Parish Council (ESX 11650, RR/94/2252 refers)
Gifted to Sedlescombe Parish Council in 1995 for use as a play area.
There are no byelaws.
No other body has any responsibility for this area.
Value as community land - £1.

2 X Record football/basketball steel units in tarmac area
Concrete litter bin


Sedlescombe Public Playing Field and Recreation Ground Trust (Charity Commission No.305305).
Sedlescombe Parish Council is the sole trustee.
There is a “no dogs” byelaw in the playground area only.
No other body has any responsibility for this area.  [NB Playground warning signs on B2244 provide and maintained by East Sussex County Council)
Value as community land - £1.

Playground area

“No dog” byelaw in playground area.

Wicksteed Junior swings with grassmat (new 2003)
Wicksteed Toddler swings  with grassmat (surface new 2003, chains & seats replaced and frames repainted 2006)
Wicksteed Simple Simon Nursery Rhymes slide unit (new 2003)
SMP Playgrounds Orbiter roundabout (new 2006)
Meho Cat Springer 0400PE (new 2006)
Meho Motorcycle Springer 0410PE (new 2006)
RSS Eagles Nest pathfinder Multiplay unit (new 2006)
RSS Trailblazers equipment as follows:

Ø       Amazon Basin (new 2006)

Ø       Everglades (new 2006)

Ø       Grand Canyon (new 2006)

Ø       Jacobs Ladder (new 2006)

Ø       Klondike x2 (new 2006)

Ø       Niagara Falls (new 2006)

RSS Signs x 2 on gates (new 2006)

Wraysbury fencing 1.2m with 2 gates (new 2006)

Chestnut spile fencing (repaired June 2005)

Wooden picnic table (new 2006)

Seat with arms (old)

Half-moon litter bin on fence (old)

Tennis courts

2 hard courts with acrylic surface and nets surrounded by netting with two locked gates (resurfaced and refenced in March 2000)

Surrounding area

Recycled plastic picnic table

2 Recycled plastic seats

Dog bin

Large litter bin (November 2004)

Other litter bin

No parking sign on tree (new 2004)

Trees of various kinds


Dogs on Leads Byelaw.

Freehold Owner – Sedlescombe Parish Council, purchased 1984, ESX 109895

Valued at £30,000 amenity land

Field with pavilion but excluding car park leased to Sedlescombe Sports Association, Thirty year lease from 01/08/2005 (1984 30-year lease surrendered) at peppercorn rent of £1 p.a.  Sports Association responsible for all maintenance apart from car park.  There are three seats, a litter bin (new 2003), a dog bin, a kissing gate into field (new November 2003). 

There is an obligation on the Parish Council to contribute towards maintenance of the Pestalozzi road “according to user”.

Car park extended 2004.  Signs at car park replaced November 2004 and at bridge April 2004.  Environment Agency signs at bridge, car park and end of sportsfield.


Freehold Owner – Sedlescombe Parish Council, purchased December 1998/January 1999, ESX 255274 (following loss by Solicitor of ESX27884).  Purchase value £13,500 (after removal of part of the holding for construction of the village hall).  The Parish Council has retained ownership (leased to the Sedlescombe Village Hall charity) of the village hall car park.  There are no byelaws.

Legal agreements:  a) Right of way and access to well;  b) Covenants imposed on sale of land for village hall (ESX255944);  c) Lease of village hall car park to village hall.

The following items of furniture are on the land:

Recycled plastic seat

Recycled plastic disabled picnic table

Recycled plastic litter bin

1 interpretation board with new glass reinforced plastic panel (1 other removed 2006)

2x kissing gates

Bird boxes and bat boxes

Signs on gates, new April 2004

2 noticeboards, new 2006.


Parish Council registered owner since 1973.

Pumphouse building over lead pump surrounded by railings, 2 oak benches.  Insurance valuation increased annually.

3 commemorative seats around top oak with plaque on ground re the tree.

There are three trees on the Green

Various byelaws

Valued as community land - £1


Three-door noticeboard moved to south wall of Post Office building in 2006 (two small noticeboards held by Cllr Anthony Rand).  New safety glass installed November 2004.


Owner – Rother District Council

Rother/SPC  maintenance agreement 2006-2011.

Tourist information board owned by Sedlescombe Parish Council on wall of public conveniences (Rother/SPC agreement from 28/05/02)

Dog bin owned by Sedlescombe Parish Council (Rother/SPC agreement from March 1998)


Mountain ash trees x 2 near Doctors’ surgery (ESCC/SPC licence since 10/06/1987)


Brede Lane – 1 wooden with metal arms
East View Terrace – 1 metal
Village Green – 3 oak on top Green;  2 oak benches at Pumphouse
Church Hill – 1 wooden with metal arms, 1 recycled plastic
Riverside playground – 1 wooden with metal arms and 1 wooden picnic table in play area, 1 recycled plastic picnic table and 2 recycled plastic seats around tennis courts
Red Barn Field – 1 recycled plastic disabled picnic table, 1 recycled plastic seat

LITTER & DOG BINS (outside post office and at Queen’s Head belong to owners)

Sportsfield – 1 dog bin, 1 large litter bin (vgc)

Riverside Playing Field – 1 large litter bin (vgc) and 1 small bin at entrance (poor, to be removed, 1 dog bin (vgc), 1 half-moon litter bin on fence in playground (ok)

In bus shelter – 1 half-moon litter bin (poor, liner missing)

Outside Old Chapel – 1 litter bin (vgc)

Village Green by Pumphouse – 2 litter bins (vgc)

Outside Old Hall House – 1 litter bin (poor, liner missing)

Brede Lane by seat – 1 litter bin (poor, liner missing)

East View Terrace by seat – 1 litter bin (vgc)

East View Kickabout Area – 1 concrete litter bin (vgc)

Brede Lane car park – 1 dog bin (vgc)

Gammons Way – 1 plastic litter bin (vgc)

Red Barn Field – 1 recycled plastic litter bin (vgc)


Sedlescombe Parish Council is the Custodian Trustee of the Village Hall

Sedlescombe Parish Council has retained the Car park land and leased it to Sedlescombe Village Hall Charity

In the hall - Sedlescombe Map on cloth, framed copy of Sedlescombe Parish Map, 1 wooden gavel

On permanent loan to Hall (village hall charity insures) –

200 chairs

4 chair trolleys

20 tables

200 plates, cups, saucers, bowls

Water boiler

17 doz knives, forks, dessert spoons & forks, teaspoons

Lighting and sound equipment

Stage railings


2 metal filing cabinets
Leather document case dated 1896
BenQ pb7230 projector (new March 2005 valued at £1000)
Personal computer (updated with new hardware July 2006, value at £2500)
Computer software
Dell TOT1/C640 laptop and case and printer (printer not used) (value £1000)
Canoscan 99950F Scanner (value £200)
Brother Laster Printer (new April 2004) (value £200)
1 wooden desk
Rexel A3 LV340HS Laminator (new March 2006, value £70)
Dell 2007FPW Computer Monitor (new May 2006, value £312)
3-section display board (new 2002, value £100)


Deposited at East Sussex County Record Office at Lewes


4 Concrete flower tubs – with Mrs S Betts of Highfield
1 small and 1 larger silver cup engraved “Sedlescombe Horse Society” – with Mrs S Betts of Highfield
Security hardware in connection with Safer Villages Scheme – with Mr R Dellow of Little Tysoe, Churchland Lane
Litter pickers x 3





19 December 2006