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Ninfield, East Sussex

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Ninfield, East Sussex

Ninfield is a village and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. The village is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Bexhill-on-Sea, at the junction of two roads: the A269 from Bexhill to Battle and the A271 to Hailsham. The parish covers some 2,500 acres (1,010 ha) on the Weald. To the west of the village is Standard Hill, said to be the place that William the Conqueror placed his flag after the Battle of Hastings.
DistrictWealden
Post townBATTLE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ7012
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
Population1,520 (2007)
 

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

Nenfield ~ Ninefield ~ Nerewelle

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

Ninfield.-- hundred, Sussex, in rape of Hastings, 8616 ac., pop. 3830; contains 3 pars.

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