Framfield  Sussex


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

FRAMFIELD, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in Uckfield district, Sussex. The village stands near the river Ouse, and near the Brighton, Lewes, Uckfield, Groomsridge, and Tunbridge-Wells . railway, 1½ mile E by S of Uckfield railway station, and has a post office under Hurst Green, and a fair on 24 June. ...

The parish comprises 6, 700 acres. Real property, £6, 900. Pop., 1, 355. Houses, 253. The property is subdivided. Framfield Park is a principal resideuce. Some of the land is under hops. Iron-working was once carried on. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £459.* Patron, the Rev. R. L. Adams. The church is ancient, cruciform, and good; and has a brass of 1595. An endowed school has £22; and other charities £41. The sub-district includes also two other parishes. Acres, 14, 918. Pop., 3, 102. Houses, 573.

Framfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd May 2024

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