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Plumpton, East Sussex

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Plumpton, East Sussex

Plumpton is a village and civil parish in the Lewes District of East Sussex, England. The village is located five miles (8 km) north-west of Lewes. The parish measures 6.5 miles in length on its north-south axis and 1 mile at its widest on the B2116 Underhill Road. The southern half of the parish lies within the South Downs National Park and the highest point is the crest of Plumpton Plain at 214m (702 feet), which is traversed by the South Downs Way.
DistrictLewes
Post townLEWES
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ3613
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
Population1,676 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Plumpton Boskage ~ Pluntune

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

Plumpton, par. and vil. with ry. sta., - par., 2450 ac., pop. 466; vil., 1¾ mile from its sta., which is 6 miles NW. of Lewes; P.O., and P.O. (at sta.), called Plumpton Station; near the vil. is Plumpton Place, an old moated mansion of the Mascall family.

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