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Keymer, West Sussex

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Keymer, West Sussex

Keymer is a village in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. It lies on the B2116 road 2.4 miles south of Burgess Hill. Keymer was an ancient parish that like its near neighbour Clayton was merged into the modern day parish of Hassocks. Both Keymer and Clayton's records go back as far as the Domesday Book. Keymer is situated just to the east of Hassocks and is only a matter of a few hundred yards from the boundary with East Sussex.
DistrictMid Sussex
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ3115
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Sussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Sussex
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01273

Other names by which Keymer, West Sussex has been known in the past

Keymer. ~ Kymere ~ Chemere

Keymer, West Sussex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Keymer, par. and vil., Sussex-par. (partly in town of Burgess Hill), 3583 ac., pop. 3439; vil., 10 miles NE. of Brighton; P.O., T.O.; has mfrs. of brown-ware,bricks, and tiles.

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