Place:Newtimber, Sussex, England

Alt namesSaddlescombesource: hamlet in parish
Coordinates50.909°N 0.193°W
Located inSussex, England
Also located inEast Sussex, England     (1865 - 1974)
West Sussex, England     (1974 - )
See alsoLewes Rape, Sussex, Englandrape in which it was located
Poynings Hundred, Sussex, Englandhundred in which it was located
Cuckfield Rural, Sussex, Englandrural district 1894-1974
Mid Sussex District, West Sussex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Newtimber is a small village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. It is located northwest of Brighton, and is named after Newtimber Place (see below); the parish also includes the hamlet of Saddlescombe. It covers an area of 695 hectares (1,720 acres). At the 2011 Census the population (being estimated at under 100 people) was included with the neighbouring civil parish of Poynings.

The following description from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72 is provided by the website A Vision of Britain Through Time (University of Portsmouth Department of Geography).

"NEWTIMBER, a parish in Cuckfield [registration] district, Sussex; 2½ miles S S W of Hurstperpoint, and 3 S W of Hassocks-Gate [railway] station. Post-town: Hurstperpoint. Acres: 1,693. Real property: £1,836; of which £40 are in quarries. Population: 162. Houses: 34. The property is divided between two. The manor, with Newtimber Place, belonged formerly to the Osbornes and the Wigneys, and belongs now to H. W. Gordon, Esq. [Newtimber] Place is an ancient brick mansion, surrounded by a moat. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value: not reported. Patron: A. P. Gordon, Esq. The church has a neat tower, some fragments of stained glass, and is tolerable. There is a mixed school."

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