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.]
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Plumpton to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Plumpton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
View a map of the boundaries of this town/parish.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TQ364132 (Lat/Lon: 50.902172, -0.061567), Plumpton which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)