St Ann Without

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St Ann Without
St Ann Without is located in East Sussex
St Ann Without
St Ann Without
St Ann Without shown within East Sussex
Area 17.0 km2 (6.6 sq mi) - inc Falmer[1]
Population 281 (Parish-2007)[1]
includes Falmer
• Density 43/sq mi (17/km2)
OS grid reference TQ382092
• London 44 miles (71 km) N
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LEWES
Postcode district BN7
Dialling code 01273
Police Sussex
Fire East Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
East Sussex
50°52′N 0°02′W / 50.87°N 0.04°W / 50.87; -0.04Coordinates: 50°52′N 0°02′W / 50.87°N 0.04°W / 50.87; -0.04

St Ann Without is a civil parish in the Lewes District of East Sussex, England. It covers an area to the west of the town of Lewes, including Long Hill.

The parish was formed in 1894 as Lewes St Ann Without from the part of the ancient parish of Lewes St Ann outside (that is, 'without', as opposed to 'within') the borough of Lewes. Ashcombe House dates to the 18th century.


On a local level, St Ann Without is governed as a Parish meeting.

The next level of government is the district council. The parish of St Ann Without lies within the Kingston ward of Lewes District Council, which returns a single seat to the council. The election on 4 May 2007 elected a Liberal Democrat[2]

East Sussex County Council is the next tier of government, for which St Ann Without is within the Newhaven and Ouse Valley West division, with responsibility for Education, Libraries, Social Services, Civil Registration, Trading Standards and Transport. Elections for the County Council are held every four years. The Liberal Democrat David Rogers OBE was elected in the 2005 election.[3]

The UK Parliament constituency for St Ann Without is Lewes. The Liberal Democrat Norman Baker has been serving as the constituency MP since 1997.

At European level, St Ann Without is represented by the South-East region, which holds ten seats in the European Parliament. The June 2004 election returned 4 Conservatives, 2 Liberal Democrats, 2 UK Independence, 1 Labour and 1 Green, none of whom live in East Sussex.[4]


  1. ^ a b "East Sussex in Figures". East Sussex County Council. Retrieved 2008-04-26. 
  2. ^ "Election Results". Lewes District Council. 2007-05-04. Archived from the original on September 18, 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  3. ^ "Councillor David Rogers OBE". Find your Councillor. East Sussex County Council. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 
  4. ^ "UK MEP's". UK Office of the European Parliament. Archived from the original on 2007-09-17. Retrieved 2007-09-19.