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South Heighton, East Sussex

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South Heighton, East Sussex

South Heighton is a village and civil parish in the Lewes District of East Sussex, England. The village is located seven miles (12 km) south of Lewes. In the 1890s the population of the village grew from less than 100 to over 500 as a result of the opening of a nearby cement manufacturing plant. The village is now associated with the urbanised area of Newhaven.
DistrictLewes
Post townNEWHAVEN
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ4502
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
Population1,106 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Heighten ~ Heighten South ~ Heighton ~ South Heighten

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

Heighten, South, par. and hamlet, E. Sussex, 1½ mile NE. of Newhaven, 930 ac., pop. 89.

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