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Maresfield  Sussex

 

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

MARESFIELD, a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Uckfield district, Sussex. The village stands 2 miles N of Uckfield r. station, is a seat of petty sessions, and has a post office under Uckfield. The parish includes the chapelry of Nutley, and comprises 7,750 acres-Real property, £6,373. ...


Pop. in 1851,1,805; in 1861,1,91 1. Houses, 354. The-property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to is count Gage. Maresfield Park, a modern brick mansion, within extensive grounds, is the seat of the widow of the late Sir John V. Shelley, Bart. Much of the land is under wood. There are large nursery and flower gardens, brick-works, and corn mills. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, 645.* Patron, E. Salisbury Buther, Esq. The church is chiefly decorated English; and comprises nave and chancel, with a handsome tower. The vicarage of Nutley is a separate benefice. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £7.—The sub-district contains also the parishes of Fletching and Buxted. Acres, 25,156. Pop., 5,563. Houses, 1,091.

Maresfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8834

Date accessed: 22nd September 2020


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