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Telscombe, East Sussex

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Telscombe, East Sussex

Telscombe is a civil parish with the status of a town in the Lewes District of East Sussex, England. It consists of three distinct settlements, separated from each other by an open area of downland called Telscombe Tye. Telscombe village is a small village on the South Downs, six miles (10 km) south of Lewes. It includes the parish church, with origins dating back to the 10th century. The village has a population of fewer than 50 people.
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ4003
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEast Sussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEast Sussex
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01273
Population7,146 (Parish-2007)

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

Telscombe, par., Sussex, on the coast, 3 miles NW. of Newhaven, 1181 ac., pop. 94.

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