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Selmeston, East Sussex

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Selmeston, East Sussex

Selmeston is a village and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. It is located eight miles (13 km) east of Lewes, to the north of the A27 road between there and Polegate. It is a long straggling village. The church already existed at the time of its mention in the Domesday Book; it is dedicated to St Mary. The ecclesiastical parish is linked with the village of Alciston. John C Wilmot (1895–1964) took his title of Baron from the village.
DistrictWealden
Post townPOLEGATE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ5107
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
Population190 (2007)
 

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

Sielemestone ~ Selemestone

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

Selmeston, par., Sussex, 6 miles SE. of Lewes, 1599 ac., pop. 188.

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