Newtimber

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Newtimber
The Lodge, Newtimber Place - geograph.org.uk - 1639419.jpg
The Lodge, Newtimber Place
Newtimber is located in West Sussex
Newtimber
Newtimber
Location within West Sussex
Area6.95 km2 (2.68 sq mi) [1]
Population96 [1] 2001 Census
• Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTQ271138
• London41 miles (66 km) N
Civil parish
  • Newtimber
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHASSOCKS
Postcode districtBN6
Dialling code01273
PoliceSussex
FireWest Sussex
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
Websitehttp://www.newtimber.co.uk/
List of places
UK
England
West Sussex
50°54′35″N 0°11′36″W / 50.90961°N 0.19324°W / 50.90961; -0.19324Coordinates: 50°54′35″N 0°11′36″W / 50.90961°N 0.19324°W / 50.90961; -0.19324

Newtimber is a small village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. It is located north-west of Brighton, and is named after Newtimber Place; the parish also includes the hamlet of Saddlescombe. It covers an area of 695 hectares (1,720 acres). At the 2011 Census the population was included in the civil parish of Poynings.

Listed Buildings and Scheduled Monuments[edit]

Newtimber civil parish contains 12 listed buildings. Of these, one is Grade I, one is Grade II* and the remaining 10 buildings are Grade II. The parish contains three scheduled monuments.

Listed buildings[edit]

Grade I listed buildings:

  • Newtimber Place (List Entry Number 1025629), a moated house; the oldest portion was built by the Bellingham family in the 16th century, but the main portion dates from the late 17th century.[2]

Grade II* listed buildings:

  • The Parish Church of St John Evangelist (List Entry Number 1354879), essentially 13th century, though the medieval work has been largely overlaid by restoration work in 1875; the tower was added in 1839.[3]

Scheduled monuments[edit]

  • Bowl barrow on North Hill (List Entry Number 1014949), a circular mound with a deep central hollow, indicating partial excavation in the past.[4]
  • Group of three bowl barrows and an Anglo-Saxon mixed cemetery on Summer Down (List Entry Number 1014952), a linear group of three prehistoric barrows and a later Anglo-Saxon cremation and inhumation cemetery.[5]
  • Cross dyke on Newtimber Hill (List Entry Number 1015717), a roughly north-south aligned cross dyke constructed across a chalk ridge, partly disturbed by flint diggings, tree roots and downland tracks.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2009.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Newtimber Place (1025629)". National Heritage List for England.
  3. ^ Historic England. "The Parish Church of St John Evangelist (1354879)". National Heritage List for England.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Bowl barrow on North Hill (1014949)". National Heritage List for England.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Group of three bowl barrows and an Anglo-Saxon mixed cemetery on Summer Down (1014952)". National Heritage List for England.
  6. ^ Historic England. "Cross dyke on Newtimber Hill (1015717)". National Heritage List for England.

External links[edit]

Media related to Newtimber at Wikimedia Commons