Hollington, Hastings

HollingtonHollington, East SussexHollington in the County of Sussex
Hollington is a suburb and local government ward in the northwest of Hastings, East Sussex.wikipedia
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Hastings

Hastings, East SussexHastings Borough CouncilHastings, England
Hollington is a suburb and local government ward in the northwest of Hastings, East Sussex.
The Borough is divided into sixteen electoral wards; Ashdown, Baird, Braybrooke, Castle, Central St Leonards, Conquest, Gensing, Hollington, Maze Hill, Old Hastings, Ore, St Helens, Silverhill, Tressell, West St Leonards and Wishing Tree.

Church in the Wood, Hollington

Church in the Woodchurch in the middle of a woodHollington Church
Church in the Wood, Hollington
Church in the Wood, officially known as St Leonard's Church and originally as St Rumbold's Church, is an Anglican church in the Hollington area of the town and borough of Hastings, one of six local government districts in the English county of East Sussex.

Wards and electoral divisions of the United Kingdom

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Hollington is a suburb and local government ward in the northwest of Hastings, East Sussex.

East Sussex

EastSussexCounty of East Sussex
Hollington is a suburb and local government ward in the northwest of Hastings, East Sussex.

Battle, East Sussex

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The area lies next to Baldslow, Ashdown, North and Conquest, and less than five miles southeast of Battle, East Sussex, the home of Battle Abbey, which commemorates the victory of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

Battle Abbey

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The area lies next to Baldslow, Ashdown, North and Conquest, and less than five miles southeast of Battle, East Sussex, the home of Battle Abbey, which commemorates the victory of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

William the Conqueror

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The area lies next to Baldslow, Ashdown, North and Conquest, and less than five miles southeast of Battle, East Sussex, the home of Battle Abbey, which commemorates the victory of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

Battle of Hastings

HastingsBattleThe Battle of Hastings
The area lies next to Baldslow, Ashdown, North and Conquest, and less than five miles southeast of Battle, East Sussex, the home of Battle Abbey, which commemorates the victory of William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

The St Leonards Academy

Hollington was the location of The Grove School, which was incorporated into The St Leonards Academy becoming known as the 'Darwell Campus'.

Levett

LyvetLevetan ancient family
The Levett family built The Grove, and then the property was carried into the Eversfield family by a Levett heiress.

Uckfield

Uckfield, East SussexHempstead Meadows
The eventual lord of the manor became Thomas Eversfield of Uckfield, bringing the Eversfield family from their early Sussex beginnings to the Hastings area, where they would go on to play a prominent role for centuries.

Ashburnham baronets

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Adam Ashburnham, ancestor of the Ashburnham baronets of Broomham and half-brother of Lawrence Levett, inherited some of their mother Eve Adams Levett Ashburnham's property at Guestling.

Guestling

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Adam Ashburnham, ancestor of the Ashburnham baronets of Broomham and half-brother of Lawrence Levett, inherited some of their mother Eve Adams Levett Ashburnham's property at Guestling.

Silverhill, East Sussex

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The Hollington Stream runs from Silverhill, Hastings, through Hollington Wood towards the sea at Bulverhythe.

Bulverhythe

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The Hollington Stream runs from Silverhill, Hastings, through Hollington Wood towards the sea at Bulverhythe.

List of places of worship in Hastings

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The borough is made up of the ancient port and seaside resort of Hastings, the neighbouring planned resort of St Leonards-on-Sea (united with its former rival in 1888) and their 19th- and 20th-century suburbs, some of which (such as Ore and Hollington) were autonomous villages until they were absorbed into the growing urban area.

John Howell & Son

John Howell
Its founder, John Howell Senior (ca.1825−1893) engineered churches and other public buildings in the area to the designs of innovative architects, including Holy Trinity Church in 1860 to the design of Samuel Sanders Teulon, and St Johns Church, Hollington in 1865−1868 for Edward Alexander Wyon.

Church of St Thomas of Canterbury and English Martyrs, St Leonards-on-Sea

Church of St Thomas of Canterbury and English MartyrsSt Leonards-on-Sea
The church remains in use as the main place of worship in a parish which extends into nearby Hollington, and has been listed at Grade II by English Heritage for its architectural and historical importance.

St Leonards-on-Sea

St LeonardsSt. Leonards-on-SeaSt Leonards on Sea
, an ancient Sussex gentry family of Norman origin who owned the adjacent manor of Hollington, and subsequently by their descendants, the Eversfields, who rose to prominence from their iron foundries and widespread property holdings during Tudor times.

Rodney Holmes

John HolmesJohn Holmes (cricketer)Rodney
He was born at Hollington, Sussex, and educated at Repton School.

Edward Alexander Wyon

E. Alexander Wyon
His only known building is St John the Evangelist Church in Hollington, Hastings in East Sussex.

William Levett (Rector of Buxted)

William LevettReverend William LevettSussex vicar
William Levett was born at The Grove, Hollington, East Sussex, the son of Joane (Adams) Levett and John Levett, a large landowner and descendant of a knightly Anglo-Norman family who owned the manor of Catsfield Levett (now simply Catsfield), as well as property across Sussex, including in Hollington, St. Leonards-on-Sea, Bulverhythe, Firle, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea and elsewhere.

Christ Church, St Leonards-on-Sea

Christ ChurchChrist Church at St Leonards-on-SeaHastings
The nearest church with free sittings, the Church in the Wood, was several miles away in Hollington village.

Edward Eversfield

Edward
Eversfield was the son of Nicholas Eversfield of The Grove, Hollington.