Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for FALMER

FALMER., a parish in Lewes district, Sussex; on the Brighton and Lewes railway, under Newmarket hill, 4¼ miles NE of Brighton. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Lewes. Acres, 4, 358. Real property, £3, 279. Pop., 512. Houses, 97. The property is divided among a few. Stanmer Park, the seat of the Earl of Chichester, is adjacent; and the manor extends into the parishes of Stanmer, Chayley, Lindfield, Patcham, Rottingden, Chiltington, Kingston, and Preston. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Stanmer, in the diocese of Chichester. The church was recently rebuilt. Charities, £7.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Falmer CP/AP       Sussex AncC
Place: Falmer

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