Ardingley, or Erthingley

ARDINGLEY, or Erthingley, a parish, in the union of Cuckfield, hundred of Buttinghill, rape of Lewes, E. division of Sussex, 6 miles (N. E. by N.) from Cuckfield; containing 742 inhabitants. It is situated on the road to Brighton through Lindfield, and is intersected by the London and Brighton railway. In the hamlet of Hepsted Green a pleasure-fair is held on the 30th of May. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £19. 5. 10.; net income, £498; patron, J. W. Peyton, Esq. The church is a handsome structure, in the decorated English style, and contains several ancient monuments to the Culpepper family.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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