Laughton, East Sussex
Laughton shown within East Sussex
|Area||19.0 km2 (7.3 sq mi) |
|– density||80/sq mi (31/km2)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||43 miles (69 km) NNW|
|Shire county||East Sussex|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
Laughton is a village and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. The village is located five miles (8 km) east of Lewes, at a junction on the minor road to Hailsham (B2124). It appears in the Domesday Book, and there are Roman remains nearby.
Education is provided at the Laughton Community Primary School;Which was attended by Alexander Grantham. and the parish church is dedicated to All Saints. The Roebuck Inn, on the Lewes Road, provides accommodation and food
The Site of Special Scientific Interest Park Corner Heath lies within the parish. It is a 8.7 acres (3.5 ha) site of biological interest consisting of grassy heath, scrub and woodland. It provides a habitat for many species of moth and butterfly.
Laughton Manor is a Grade II listed manor house, built 1760-1780.
- "East Sussex in Figures". East Sussex County Council. Retrieved 26 April 2008.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 8 October 2015.
- Laughton Primary School website
- Laughton church
- Roebuck Inn
- "Natural England - SSSI". English Nature. Retrieved 12 October 2008.
- "LAUGHTON MANOR, EAST SUSSEX". Daily Telegraph.
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