Beddingham in East Sussex

Google map showing area surrounding Beddingham
(At the base of Mount Caburn)
Location: 50.854075,0.051594
General Details

Beddingham East - St Andrews Church

There is a record of Beadinghamme in 880AD and the Domesday book shows it as Bedingeham.

Beddingham in East Sussex lies on the Eastbourne to Lewes main road just outside Lewes.

Just to the north west of the village lies Mount Caburn at 480 ft high one of the higher landmarks in Sussex, on which was once an Iron Age settlement.

This rural village has been here since Saxon times with its church originally wooden, the Normans creating its modern construction in local flint from the Downs .

The area was settled in pre-roman times with many tumuli in the surrounding hills originating in the iron age .

Beddingham East Sussex - Mount CaburnThe village lies in the valley bottom beneath Mount Caburn which is one of the higher landmarks in Sussex . The whole area is one of the South Downs with its steep green hills and wide vistas and very low lying river valleys, and the area is very pretty however Beddingham in East Sussex lies on a roundabout on the A27 with its busy traffic.
Beddingham East Sussex - The villageBeddingham in East Sussex has no services except for the church, and only a few farm buildings the nearest shopping centre is at Lewes about 2 miles north west through the Cuilfail tunnel.

As with the shops, all the nearest trains run from Lewes .
Beddingham is shown as the red symbol on the map.

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