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Barcombe, East Sussex

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Barcombe, East Sussex

Barcombe is an East Sussex village lying some 4–5 miles (6.4 km) north of Lewes. It is also the name of one of the civil parishes in the Lewes District of East Sussex. Within the parish are Barcombe itself (the older of the settlements); Barcombe Cross the larger of the two villages and now the main centre of the parish with the amenities and services, where the villagers of the original Barcombe evacuated during the Medieval plague; and the area around Barcombe Mills on the River Ouse.
DistrictLewes
Post townLEWES
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ4114
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
Population1,447 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Bercham

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

Barcombe, par. with ry. sta. and seat, W. Sussex, on river Ouse, 4 miles N. of Lewes, 5027 ac., pop. 1182; P.O.

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