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Albourne, Sussex

Historical Description

Albourne, a parish in Sussex, 3½ miles W of Hassock's Gate station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 8 SW of Cuckfield. It has a post office under Hassocks (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Hurstpierpoint. Acreage, 1763; population, 305. Alboume Place is said to have been built by Archbishop Juxon, who attended Charles I. on the scaffold; and was the residence of the eccentric Sir R. Fagge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £235. The church is good, and contains a brass.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySussex 
Ecclesiastical parishAlbourne St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionCuckfield 

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DistrictMid Sussex
CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtBN6
Post TownHassocks