Little Horsted  Sussex


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

HORSTED (LITTLE), a parish with a village, in Uckfield district, Sussex; adjacent to the river Ouse, and to the Uckfield and Lewes railway, 1¾ mile NE of Isfield r. station, and 2½ SSW of Uckfield. Post town, Uckfield. Acres, 2, 240. Real property, £2, 220. Pop., 296. Houses, 56. ...

The manor, Horsted House, and much of the property, belong to Francis Barchard, Esq. Horsted Place is a handsome mansion in the Tudor style; stands amid charming grounds; and commands charming views. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £356.* Patron, F. Barchard, Esq. The church is Norman, in fair condition; comprises nave and chancel, with embattled tower; contains an old carved font, and some neat monuments; was restored in 1863; and stands conspicuously on an eminence.

Little Horsted through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd May 2024

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