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Buxted, East Sussex

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Buxted, East Sussex

Buxted is a village and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex in England. The parish is situated on the Weald, north of Uckfield; the settlements of Five Ash Down, Heron's Ghyll and High Hurstwood are included within its boundaries. At one time its importance lay in the Wealden iron industry, and later it became commercially important in the poultry and egg industry. The village has both road (the high street is also the A272) and rail links to Uckfield and to London via Oxted.
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ4923
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 code01825
Population3,060 2001 Census

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

Buxted, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Sussex, 1½ mile NE. of Uckfield, 8961 ac. (30 water), pop. 1934; P.O.; was formerly one of the great "iron towns" of the Weald. The first cannons cast in England were manufactured here in 1543. In the par. is Buxted Park.

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