Crawley Down

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Crawley Down
Crawley Down is located in West Sussex
Crawley Down
Crawley Down
Crawley Down shown within West Sussex
Population 4,598 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference TQ345375
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Crawley
Postcode district RH10
Dialling code 01342
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
West Sussex
51°07′17″N 0°04′44″W / 51.1214°N 0.0788°W / 51.1214; -0.0788Coordinates: 51°07′17″N 0°04′44″W / 51.1214°N 0.0788°W / 51.1214; -0.0788

Crawley Down is a village in the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex, England. There is one church,[1] one school,[1] and a number of social groups. It lies seven miles from Gatwick Airport. Nearest railway stations are Three Bridges and East Grinstead. Crawley Down lies in the northeast corner of West Sussex, just one mile from the border with Surrey.

Crawley Down has a King George's Field in memorial to King George V.

Until 1967 the village was served by Grange Road railway station on the Three Bridges to Tunbridge Wells Central Line which closed as a result of the Beeching Axe in 1967. The old track bed has been revitalised as a linear Country Park called the Worth Way which now offers a haven for wildlife and valued trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Historic Maps[edit]

East Grinstead 19 - A blue watercolour map - available on the British Library Website

OS Six-inch England and Wales - Sussex IV (includes: Worth.) - Surveyed: 1873 to 1874 and published in 1879 - available on the National Library of Scotland Website.

Sport and leisure[edit]

Crawley Down has a Non-League football club, Crawley Down Gatwick F.C., that plays at The Haven Sportsfield.

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