Crowhurst, East Sussex

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Crowhurst is an isolated village situated five miles (8 km) north-west of Hastings in East Sussex.wikipedia
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Hastings

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Crowhurst is an isolated village situated five miles (8 km) north-west of Hastings in East Sussex.
It is in the West St Leonards ward, stretching into the parish of Crowhurst.

Rother District

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It has a parish council and is located within the Rother District Council.

Ashburnham and Penhurst

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Crowhurst is within the Crowhurst ward, along with the parishes of Ashburnham and Penhurst, Catsfield and part of Battle.
Ashburnham and Penhurst are within the Crowhurst ward, along with the parishes of Catsfield, Crowhurst, and part of Battle.

Catsfield

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Crowhurst is within the Crowhurst ward, along with the parishes of Ashburnham and Penhurst, Catsfield and part of Battle.
Catsfield is within the Crowhurst ward, along with the parishes of Ashburnham and Penhurst, Crowhurst, and part of Battle.

Crowhurst railway station

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Although small, the village does have a railway station.
Crowhurst railway station is on the Hastings line in the south of England and serves the village of Crowhurst, East Sussex.

1066 The Battle for Middle Earth

1066: The Battle for Middle Earth
A fictionalised version of medieval Crowhurst was presented in the 2009 docudrama 1066 The Battle for Middle Earth, produced by Channel 4.
The series focuses on the Sussex village of Crowhurst, which Director Justin Hardy learned about from the Domesday Book, England's earliest surviving public record.

East Sussex

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Crowhurst is an isolated village situated five miles (8 km) north-west of Hastings in East Sussex.

Parish

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It has a parish council and is located within the Rother District Council.

Non-metropolitan district

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It has a parish council and is located within the Rother District Council.

Battle, East Sussex

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Crowhurst is within the Crowhurst ward, along with the parishes of Ashburnham and Penhurst, Catsfield and part of Battle.

Bexhill and Battle (UK Parliament constituency)

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The UK Parliament constituency for Crowhurst is Bexhill and Battle.

European Parliament

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At European level, Crowhurst is represented by the South-East region, which holds ten seats in the European Parliament.

Bexhill-on-Sea

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It was built in 1902 as a junction station for a branch line to Bexhill.

Richard Beeching

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The line crossed nearby marshes on a 17-arch viaduct; the line was closed under the so-called "Beeching cuts" in 1964, and the viaduct was demolished in 1969.

Post office

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The village post office closed in March 2008: until then it served as a convenience store also.

Pub

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There is a pub, The Plough; until 1998 there was a second pub, The Inn at Crowhurst.

Fore Wood

The village is home to the Fore Wood RSPB reserve, part of which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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The village is home to the Fore Wood RSPB reserve, part of which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).