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Polegate, East Sussex

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Polegate, East Sussex

Polegate is a town and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England, United Kingdom. It is located five miles (8 km) north of the seaside resort of Eastbourne, and is part of the greater area of that town. Although once a railway settlement, its importance as such has now waned with closures of routes. The parish of Polegate had a population of 8586 on the 2011 census of which 41.2% were aged 65 and over.
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ5804
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 code01323
Population8,586 (2011)

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

Polegate, vil. with ry. sta., Hailsham par., Sussex, 3 miles S. of Hailsham and 12 miles SE. of Lewes; P.O.

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