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Alciston, East Sussex

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Alciston, East Sussex

Alciston is a village and civil parish in the Wealden district of East Sussex, England. It is inland, just off the A27 road, about ten miles (16 km) north-west of Eastbourne and seven miles (11 km) east of Lewes. The ecclesiastical parish is linked with that of Selmeston and Berwick. Saxon in origin, its name was then Aelfsige; it is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The present 14th century church, of unknown dedication, is built of chalk from the nearby South Downs.
DistrictWealden
Post townPOLEGATE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ5005
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 code01323
Population146 (2007-Parish)
 

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

Alciston, hundred and par., E. Sussex, 4081ac., pop. 207; par., 2088 ac., pop. 191.

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