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Mountfield, East Sussex

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Mountfield, East Sussex

Mountfield is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex three miles (4.8 km) north-west of Battle. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book. In the 17th century Gypsum was discovered here and the ore is now mined; the mine is connected by rail to the Hastings Line which runs nearby, and whereby it is shipped out. A halt for Mountfield closed on 6 October 1969.
DistrictRother
Post townROBERTSBRIDGE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ7320
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 code01580
Population573 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Montifelle

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

Mountfield, par. and vil., Sussex, 4 miles N. of Battle, 3900 ac., pop. 622; P.O.; near vil. is Mount-Held Court, seat.

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