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Mountfield, Sussex

Historical Description

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.

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

Administration

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Ancient CountySussex 
Ecclesiastical parishMountfield All Saints 
HundredStaple and Henhurst 
Poor Law unionBattle 

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