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Denton, East Sussex

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Denton, East Sussex

Denton is a small village inside the town boundary of Newhaven, East Sussex, England it adjoins the suburbs of South Heighton and Mount Pleasant and backs onto the South Downs The Manor of Denton was held in Saxon times by Earl Godwin, Father of King Harold. It seems likely that Denton was destroyed during the Saxon rebellion of 1068. It does not appear in the Doomsday book of 1086. Denton's church, St.
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ4502
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

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

Denton, par., E. Sussex, on river Ouse, 5 miles SE. of Lewes, 1016 ac., pop. 486.

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