Place:Wilmington, Sussex, England

Alt namesMilton Streetsource: hamlet in parish
Coordinates50.818°N 0.192°E
Located inSussex, England
Also located inEast Sussex, England     (1865 - )
See alsoPevensey Rape, Sussex, Englandrape in which it was located
Longbridge Hundred, Sussex, Englandhundred in which it was located
Eastbourne Rural, Sussex, Englandrural district 1894-1934
Hailsham Rural, Sussex, Englandrural district 1934-1974
Wealden District, East Sussex, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
Long Man, Sussex, Englandparish into which it was in 1990 (probably)
source: Family History Library Catalog

Wilmington is a small village and former parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. It is a short distance east of another village named Folkington. The two villages and their parishes were combined in the latter part of the 20th century to become the parish of Long Man, named after a 69.2-metre (227 ft) chalk figure cut into the turf in the parish.

The probable date of the merger was 1990, assuming that it was done at the same time as the establishment of Cuckmere Valley immediately to the south.

Wilmington is about 6 miles northwest of Eastbourne. In Saxon times it was known as "Wineltone"; it was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. In the village there is the 12th-century Parish Church of St Mary and St Peter; next to houses are the ruins of a 12th-century priory. A hamlet named Milton Street is also part of the parish.

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