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Laughton, East Sussex

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Laughton, East Sussex

Laughton is a village and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. The village is located five miles (8 km) east of Lewes, at a junction on the minor road to Hailsham (B2124). It appears in the Domesday Book, and there are Roman remains nearby. Education is provided at the Laughton Community Primary School;Which was attended by Alexander Grantham. and the parish church is dedicated to All Saints. The Roebuck Inn, on the Lewes Road, provides accommodation and food
DistrictWealden
Post townLEWES
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ5013
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
Population585 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Lestone ~ Lestun

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

Laughton, par. and vil., Sussex - par., 5177 ac., pop. 721; vil., 6 miles NE. of Lewes; P.O.; has remains of old mansion of the Pelhams.

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