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Sedlescombe, East Sussex

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Sedlescombe, East Sussex

Sedlescombe is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. The village is located 7 mi north of Hastings. The parish lies within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The River Brede and its tributary the River Line flow through it; and Powdermill Reservoir is nearby. It has a population of approximately 1,500. The parish church is dedicated to St John the Baptist; there is also a United Reformed Church in the village.
DistrictRother
Post townBATTLE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ7818
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
Population1,330 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Sedlescomb ~ Sales ~ Selescome

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

Sedlescombe, par. and vil., Sussex - par., 2065 ac., pop. 648; vil., 3 miles NE. of Battle; P.O.

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