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St Leonards, East Sussex

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St Leonards, East Sussex

St Leonards-on-Sea (commonly known as St Leonards) has been part of Hastings, East Sussex, England, since the late 19th century though it retains a sense of separate identity. It lies to the west of central Hastings. The original part of the settlement was laid out in the early 19th century as a new town: a place of elegant houses designed for the well-off; it also included a central public garden, a hotel, an archery, assembly rooms and a church.
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ7909
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

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

St Leonards On Sea

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

St Leonards, ry. sta., Sussex. See ST LEONARDS ON SEA.

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