Ewhurst  Sussex


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

EWHURST, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in Battle district, Sussex. The village stands near the river Rother, 4 miles E by N of Robertsbridge r. station, and 6½ NE by N of Battle; and has a fair on 5 Aug. The parish comprises 5, 719 acres; and has a post office, of the name of Ewhurst-Green, under Hurst-Green. ...

Real property, £6, 939. Pop., 1, 043. Houses, 218. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £784.* Patron, King's College, Cambridge. The church is partly early English, partly decorated; and was restored in 1869. There are a. Wesleyan chapel and a national school. -The sub-district contains also three other parishes. Acres, 12, 864. Pop., 2, 674. Houses, 549.

Ewhurst through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th September 2023

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