Place:


Mountfield  Sussex

 

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

MOUNTFIELD, a parish in Battle district, Sussex; on the Tunbridge Wells and Hastings railway, 2½ miles S of Robertsbridge r. station, and 4 N by W of Battle. It has a post office under Hurst-Green. Acres, 3,841. Real property, £3,337; of which £10 are in quarries. Pop. in 1851,769; in 1861,585. ...


Houses, 119. The decrease of pop. was caused by the removal of labourers employed on railway works. The manor belongs to the Earl of Ashburnham, E.Egerton, Esq., and W. R. Adamson, Esq. Mountfield Court is the seat of Mr. Egerton; and Rushton Park, of Mr. Adamson. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £189. Patron, Earl Delawarr. There is a national school.

Mountfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8857

Date accessed: 22nd October 2019


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