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Brightling, East Sussex

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Brightling, East Sussex

Brightling is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. It is located on the Weald eight miles (13 km) north-west of Battle and four miles (6 km) west of Robertsbridge. The village lies in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and due to its vantage point commands views in all directions. The village pub used to be The Green Man on the corner opposite the church, dedicated to St.
DistrictRother
Post townROBERTSBRIDGE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ6821
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 code01424
Population366 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Brislinga

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

Brightling, par., E. Sussex, 6½ miles NW. of Battle, 4647 ac., pop. 674; P.O. Brightling Down (646 ft.) commands an extensive view.

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