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Arlington, Sussex

Historical Description

Arlington, a parish in Sussex, on the river Cuckmere, 1 mile NE of Berwick station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 4 SW by W of Hailsham. It has a post office under Polegate; money order office, Upper Dicker; telegraph office, Berwick station. Acreage, 5231; population of the civil parish, 648; of the ecclesiastical, 451. The Roman Anderida Sylva occupied all the surface, and the Roman camp of Burlow Castle is in the neighbourhood. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester; value, £208. Patron, the Bishop of London. The Dicker perpetual curacy is a separate benefice.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountySussex 
Ecclesiastical parishArlington St. Pancras 
HundredLongbridge 
Poor Law unionHailsham 

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DistrictWealden
CountyEast Sussex
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtBN26
Post TownPolegate