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Penhurst, East Sussex

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Penhurst, East Sussex

Ashburnham and Penhurst are civil parishes in the Rother district of East Sussex, England, situated to the west of Battle. The two parishes share a joint parish council which also covers the settlements of Brownbread Street, Ponts Green and Ashburnham Forge. Neither of the parishes have many dwellings, Ashburnham having a population of 303, whilst Penhurst has just 52 inhabitants.
Post townBATTLE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ6916
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 code01424
Population355 (2001)

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

Pendhurst ~ Penehest

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

Penhurst, par., Sussex, 3½ miles NW. of Battle, 1455 ac., pop. 106.

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