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Westmeston, East Sussex

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Westmeston, East Sussex

Westmeston is a hamlet and civil parish in the Lewes District of East Sussex, England. It is located four miles (6 km) south southeast of Burgess Hill and (10 km) west of Lewes, on the northern slopes of the South Downs. The nearest shops lie to the west in the village of Ditchling. The parish church is dedicated to St Martin and dates from the 12th and 14th centuries, with later additions and restorations. The nave was built soon after 1100, and the original north doorway remains.
DistrictLewes
Post townHASSOCKS
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ3313
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEast Sussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEast Sussex
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01273
Population307 (Parish-2007)
 

Other names by which Westmeston, East Sussex has been known in the past

Westmestun

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

Westmeston, par. and township, Sussex, 6 miles NE. of Brighton - par., 4107 ac., pop. 738; township, 2436 ac., pop. 326.

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