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Westfield, East Sussex

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Westfield, East Sussex

Known as Westewelle in the Domesday survey, Westfield in the Rother District of East Sussex is one of the largest villages in the area with a population of around 2,750. The village lies five miles (8 km) north of Hastings. Carr-Taylor Vineyards is situated nearby. There is still a village shop, newsagents, butchers and hairdressers, although the post office closed in November 2000. There are two pubs: The Old Courthouse originally The New Inn and The Plough.
DistrictRother
Post townHASTINGS
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ8115
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
Population2,618 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Westewelle

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

Westfield, par. and vil., Sussex - par., 4314 ac., pop. 1051; vil., 4 m. E. of Battle; P.O.

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