Mountfield, a parish in Sussex, 2½ miles S of Robertsbridge station on the S.E.R., and 4 N by W of Battle. It has a post office under Hawkhurst; money order and telegraph office, Robertsbridge. Acreage, 3926; population, 676. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Mountfield Court and Rushton Park are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester; value, £150 with residence. Patron, Earl Delawarr. The church is a small and ancient building of stone in the Norman and Early English style. The works of the Sub-Wealden Gypsum Company are in this parish.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Mountfield All Saints|
|Hundred||Staple and Henhurst|
|Poor Law union||Battle|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Mountfield from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Mountfield (All Saints))
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- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
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