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Wartling is located in East Sussex
Wartling shown within East Sussex
Area 11.1 km2 (4.3 sq mi) [1]
Population 446 (2011)[2]
• Density 93/sq mi (36/km2)
OS grid reference TQ657092
• London 49 miles (79 km) NNW
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HAILSHAM
Postcode district BN27
Dialling code 01323
Police Sussex
Fire East Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
East SussexCoordinates: 50°52′N 0°21′E / 50.86°N 0.35°E / 50.86; 0.35

Wartling is a village and civil parish in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. The village is located between Bexhill and Hailsham, ten miles (16 km) west of the latter, and at the northern edge of the Pevensey Levels. The parish includes the two settlements of Wartling itself and Boreham Street, two miles (3 km) to the north-east on the A271 road to the north.[3] There are seven members on the Wartling Parish Council.[4]

Wartling is mentioned in the Domesday Book, when there was a chapel there. The current church, dedicated to St Mary Magdalene and linked with that at Herstmonceux,[5] was built in the 13th century, probably on the same site as the chapel had been. As with many villages on the Weald the iron industry flourished here in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Notable residents[edit]

  • H.J.C. Turner, born in Wartling in 1850, the son of the curate, played in the first rugby international in 1871.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Wartling at Wikimedia Commons