Penhurst  Sussex


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

PENHURST, a parish in Battle district, Sussex; 3¾ miles W by N of Battle r. station. Post-town, Battle. Acres, 1, 462. Real property, £848. Pop., 105. Houses, 19. The property belongs to the Earl of Ashburnham. The living is a rectory, annexed to the vicarage of Ashburnham, in the diocese of Chichester. The church is early English, and has a small tower.

Penhurst through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st January 2022

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