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East Blatchington or Bletchington, Sussex

Historical Description

Blatchington or Bletchington, East, a parish in Sussex, on the coast, 1 mile NNW of Seaford station on the L.B. & S.C.R. Post town, Seaford under Lewes, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 735; population, 434. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £160 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Chichester. The church is good, and was restored in 1860. A convalescent home, for men only, was erected in 1890 for the county of Surrey.

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 parishBlatchington St. Peter 
HundredFlexborough 
Poor Law unionNewhaven 

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