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Horsted Keynes, West Sussex

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Horsted Keynes, West Sussex

Horsted Keynes is a village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. The village is located about eight kilometres (5 miles) north east of Haywards Heath, in the Weald. The civil parish is largely rural, covering 1,581.46 hectares, and has a population of 1,507 persons (2001 census). The Prime Meridian passes to the east of Horsted Keynes. The place-name is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086 and means 'horse farm'.
DistrictMid Sussex
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ3828
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 code01825
Population1,507 2001 Census

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

Horsted Keynes, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Sussex, 6 miles NE. of Haywards Heath sta and 7 miles S. of East Grinstead, 4232 ac., pop. 1149; P.O.; the church contains the tomb of Archbishop Leighton (1613-1684), who was buried in the chancel.

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