Westfield, a parish in Sussex, 4 miles E of Battle station on the S.E.R. It has a post and money order office under Battle; telegraph office, Sedlescombe. Acreage, 4314; population, 1051. Oaklands, Crowham Manor, and Westfield House are the chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £375 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Chichester. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Early English style, and has been restored. There are Congregational, Bible Christian, and Primitive Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Westfield St. John the Baptist|
|Poor Law union||Battle|
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Westfield from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Westfield (St. John the Baptist))
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- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
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- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
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