Cross in Hand  Sussex


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

CROSS-IN-HAND, a place in the south-east of Sussex; 3½ miles SSW of Mayfield, and 5½ E by N of Uckfield r. station; on the summit of a ridge, commanding an extensive and magnificent view. It has a post office under Hurst-Green, a small inn, and a small church; and fairs are held at it on 22 June and 19 Nov. The church was built in 1863; is in the early English style; and has a bell turret, and an octagonal shingled spire.

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Cross in Hand through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th May 2022

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