Horsted, Little

HORSTED, LITTLE, a parish, in the union of Uckfield, hundred of Rushmonden, though a considerable portion is locally in that of Loxfield-Dorset, rape of Pevensey, E. division of Sussex, 2 miles (S.) from Uckfield; containing 278 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the road from London to Lewes, by way of Uckfield, and comprises by computation 2000 acres, of which 844 are arable, 332 pasture, 229 meadow, and the remainder woodland. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £7, and in the gift of the Rev. J. Simpson: the tithes have been commuted for £421, and the glebe contains 22 acres. The church, which is situated on an eminence, is a handsome structure in the later English style, with a square embattled tower.

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

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