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 292 (Parish-2011)[2]
• Density 102/sq mi (39/km2)
OS grid reference TQ657190
• London 43 miles (69 km) NNW
District
Shire county
Region
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
Website http://www.dallington.net/
List of places
UK
England
East SussexCoordinates: 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 Heathfield.

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[3]

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.

East Sussex county council is the third tier of government, providing education, libraries and highway maintenance. Brightling falls within the Rother North West ward.

The UK Parliament constituency for Dallington is Bexhill and Battle.

At European level, Dallington is represented by the South-East region, which holds ten seats in the European Parliament.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Sussex in Figures". East Sussex County Council. Retrieved 2008-04-26. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST GILES (1233384)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "UK MEP's". UK Office of the European Parliament. Archived from the original on 2007-01-24. Retrieved 2007-01-25. 

External links[edit]

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