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Burwash, East Sussex

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Burwash, East Sussex

Burwash is a rural village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. Situated 15 miles (24 km) inland from the South Coast port of Hastings, it is located five miles (8 km) south-west of Hurst Green, on the A265 road, and on the River Dudwell, a tributary of the River Rother. In an area steeped in history, some nine miles (14 km) to the south-east lies Battle Abbey and eight miles (13 km) to the east is Bodiam Castle.
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ6724
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 code01435
Population2,525 (2001 census)

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

Burgersh ~ Burghersh ~ Burgwash

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

Burwash, par. and vil., E. Sussex, 8 miles NW. of Battle, 7452 ac. (29 water), pop. 2285; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Tuesday. Burwash Common, 3 miles from Burwash vil.; P.O.

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