Dallington, East Sussex

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Dallington
Dallington Church - geograph.org.uk - 64312.jpg
Dallington is located in East Sussex
Dallington
Dallington
 Dallington shown within East Sussex
Area  7.9 km2 (3.1 sq mi) [1]
Population 310 (Parish-2007)[1]
   – density  102/sq mi (39/km2)
OS grid reference TQ657190
   – London  43 miles (69 km) NNW 
District Rother
Shire county East Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HEATHFIELD
Postcode district TN21
Dialling code 01435
Police Sussex
Fire East Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Bexhill and Battle
Website http://www.dallington.net/
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Coordinates: 50°56′50″N 0°21′28″E / 50.947116°N 0.357868°E / 50.947116; 0.357868

Dallington is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. It is located eight miles (13 km) west of Battle and five miles (8 km) east of Hailsham.

The parish church of St Giles is a Grade II* listed building. The unusual tower and spire date from the early 16th century, but the remainder was rebuilt in 1864 by architects Habershon and Brock[2]

Governance[edit]

The lowest level of government is the Dallington parish council. The parish council is responsible for local amenities such as the provision of litter bins, bus shelters and allotments. They also provide a voice into the district council meetings. The parish council comprises five councillors with elections being held every four years.

Rother District council provides the next level of government with services such as refuse collection, planning consent, leisure amenities and council tax collection. Dallington lies within the Darwell ward, which provides two councillors. The May 2007 election returned one Conservative and one independent councillor.

East Sussex county council is the third tier of government, providing education, libraries and highway maintenance. Brightling falls within the Rother North West ward. Anthony (John) Barnes, Conservative, was elected in the May 2005 election with 56.3% of the vote.

The UK Parliament constituency for Dallington is Bexhill and Battle. Gregory Barker was re-elected in the May 2005 election.

At European level, Dallington is represented by the South-East region, which holds ten seats in the European Parliament. The June 2004 election returned four Conservatives, two Liberal Democrats, two UK Independence, one Labour and one Green, none of whom live in East Sussex.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "East Sussex in Figures". East Sussex County Council. Retrieved 2008-04-26. 
  2. ^ English Heritage. "THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST GILES (1233384)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "UK MEP's". UK Office of the European Parliament. Archived from the original on 2007-01-24. Retrieved 2007-01-25. 

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External links[edit]

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