Pett  Sussex


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

PETT, a parish in Hastings district, Sussex; on the Military canal, and on the coast, 4 miles S W of Winchel-sea r. station. It has a post-office under Hastings, and a fair in July. Acres, 2, 350; of which 409 are water. Real property, £3, 663. Pop., 320. Houses, 71. The property is nearly all in one estate. ...

A large tractwas overwhelmed and destroyed by the sea in 1250. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £512.* Patron, H. Young, Esq. The church was re-built in 1864, at a cost of £2,000: and is in the decorated English style, with a lofty shingle spire. Charities, £10.

Pett through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th January 2022

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