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Willingdon, East Sussex

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Willingdon, East Sussex

Willingdon and Jevington is one of the civil parishes in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. The two villages lie one mile (1.6 km) south of Polegate. The two parishes, two decades ago, were separate; the merger of the two has produced a parish of over 6,000 people. Willingdon is part of the built-up area which is Eastbourne, and lies on the main A22 road, whilst Jevington is on a minor road leading to Friston.
DistrictWealden
Post townEASTBOURNE, POLEGATE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ5802
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
Population6,156 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Wilendone ~ Willendone ~ Willedone

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

Willingdon, par. and vil., Sussex - par., 4281 ac., pop. 1243; vil., 2½ miles N. of Eastbourne; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Willingdon Park, seat.

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