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Twineham, Sussex

Historical Description

Twineham, a parish in Sussex, 4½ miles W by N of Burgess Hill station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 4¼ SW of Cuckfield. It has a post office under Haywards Heath; money order and telegraph office, Bolney. Acreage, 1937; population, 314. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Hickstead Place is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; gross value, £300 with residence. The church is a brick edifice of the 16th century.

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 parishTwineham St. Peter 
Poor Law unionCuckfield 

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DistrictMid Sussex
CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRH17
Post TownHaywards Heath