Handcross  Sussex


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

HANDCROSS, a hamlet in Slaugham parish, Sussex; on the east verge of St. Leonard's Forest, 4½ miles NW of Cuckfield. It has a post office under Crawley. Handcross House was the seat of General Blake.

Additional information about this locality is available for Slaugham

Handcross through time

Handcross 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 Handcross itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd June 2024

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