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PLUMPTON is a parish, 5 miles from Lewes, 4½ from Hassock's Gate, and 2¾ from Cook's Bridge railway stations, in the Eastern division of the county, Street hundred, Chailey union, Lewes rape, county court district, archdeaconry, rural deanery and diocese of Chichester. The church is a small plain building, with nave, chancel, and tower. The register dates from 1558. The living is a rectory, tithe commutation £380 per annum, with residence, in the gift of, and held by, the Rev. W. Woodward, B.A., of Trinity College, Cambridge. The first carp introduced into England are said to have been turned into the moat of Plumpton Place. The Earl of Chichester is lord of the manor and the chief landowner. Area, 2,423 acres; the population in 1861 was 404. [Kelly's Post Office Directory of Essex, Herts, Middlesex, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, 1867.]

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