Burgess Hill  Sussex


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Burgess Hill like this:

BURGESS HILL, a locality in the S of Sussex; adjacent to the Brighton railway, 3½ miles S by E of Cuckfield. It has a station on the railway, and a post office‡ under Hurstperpoint. A church was erected here in 1863, at a cost of £5,000; is in the early decorated style; consists of nave, aisle, and transept, with tower and spire; the walls brick, the facings variously coloured brick and Bath stone; and has 700 sittings.

Burgess Hill through time

Burgess Hill is now part of Mid Sussex district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mid Sussex has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Burgess Hill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Burgess Hill in Mid Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd May 2022

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