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Robertsbridge, East Sussex

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Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Robertsbridge is a village in East Sussex, England within the civil parish of Salehurst and Robertsbridge. It is approximately 10 miles (16 km) north of Hastings and 13 miles (21 km) south-east of Tunbridge Wells. The River Rother passes through the village. The village is thought to date back to 1176 when a Cistercian abbey was founded there by the Abbot, Robert de St Martin.
DistrictRother
Post townROBERTSBRIDGE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ7323
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
Population2,624 (2001 census)
 

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

Rotherbridge

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

Robertsbridge (or Rotherbridge), vil. with ry. sta., Salehurst par., Sussex, on river Rother, 5½ miles N. of Battle; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Friday. Adjacent are remains of a Cistercian abbey, founded in 1176.

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