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Newtimber  Sussex

 

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

NEWTIMBER, a parish in Cuckfield district, Sussex; 2½ miles S S W of Hurstperpoint, and 3 S W of Hassocks-Gate r. station. Post-town, Hurstperpoint. Acres, 1, 693. Real property, £1, 836; of which £40 are inquarries. Pop., 162. Houses, 34. The property is divided between two. ...


The manor, with Newtimber Place, belonged formerly to the Osbornes and the Wigneys, and belongs now to H. W. Gordon, Esq. N. Place is an ancient brick mansion, surrounded by a moat. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, not reported. Patron, A. P. Gordon, Esq. The church has a neat tower, some fragments of stained glass, and is tolerable. There is a mixed school.

Newtimber through time

Newtimber 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 Newtimber itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8867

Date accessed: 15th May 2021


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