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Rotherfield, East Sussex

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Rotherfield, East Sussex

Rotherfield is a village and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. It is one of the largest parishes in East Sussex. There are three villages in the parish: Rotherfield, Mark Cross, and Eridge.
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ5529
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 code01892
Population3,151 (2007)

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

Ritheram Fields ~ Reredfelle

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

Rotherfield, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Sussex - par. (containing Crowborough), 14,731ac., pop. 4334; vil., 8½ miles SW. of Tunbridge Wells by rail; P.O., T.O. Rotherfield Hall and Rotherfield House are seats, the former an ancient Tudor mansion; a monastery was founded here in 800.

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