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West Blatchington or Bletchington, Sussex

Historical Description

Blatchington or Bletchington, West, a parish in Sussex, near the South Coast railway, 2½ miles NW of Brighton, which is the post, money order, and telegraph office. Acru-age, 873; population, 95. The living is a rectory, annexed to the vicarage of Brighton, in the diocese of Chichester. The Church of St Peter lay in ruins for more than a century, but has recently been beautifully restored.

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 parishWest Blatchington St. Peter 
HundredWhalesbone 
Poor Law unionSteyning 

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