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Danehill, Sussex

Historical Description

Danehill, a village and a chapelry in Sussex. The village stands 2½ miles from Sheffield Park station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 8¼ NE of Cuckfield, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Uckfield. The chapelry is in Fletching and Horsted-Keynes parishes, and was constituted in 1851. Population, 1214. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester; value, £93 with residence. The church of the Holy Trinity was pulled down in 1893,. and a costly new church on a new site was erected by Mrs Hardy of Danehurst, as a memorial to Herbert Carey Hardy, her husband. This new church, dedicated to All Saints, is one of the most beautiful in the county, and finely situated. There is a working-men's club.

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


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CountyEast Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRH17
Post TownHaywards Heath