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Newick in East Sussex

Google map showing area surrounding Newick
(Killer Cricket and Dirk Bogarde)
Location: 50.975252,0.014796
General Details

Newick in East Sussex lies on the Uckfield to Horsham road nearby Chailey .

The village is quite old as the church contains some Norman archicture .

In 1737 the Parish Register shows John Boots was killed in a cricket match as he ran into the other batsman.

In 1818 Thomas Baden-Powell became rector here, and with his son and cousin preached for 101 years. The family was closely related to the founder of the Scout movement (see Robertsbridge ).

In 1897 the village pump which is located on the green was given by local plumber Richard Fuller to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria .

In 1934 young Derek Bogaerde played in the Newick Amateur Dramatics Society production of 'Journeys End'. The young Derek became famous as the world renown Dirk Bogarde star of many feature films.

This village is associated with the Sussex Bonfire Societies , who provide noisy processions, unbelievable outfits and fantastic firework displays throughout the month of November - a spectacle not to be missed.

Views
St Marys church (Newick East Sussex)Newick in East Sussex has a really pretty village centre with the green leading down to a row of old shops and uphill to the public houses.

The village pump is quite unusual and interesting to look at.
Services
Newick in East Sussex has a number of shops, public houses and the church to provide services.

Haywards Heath lies about 5 miles to the west and provides a large shopping centre and trains to London , Lewes and Brighton .
Map
Newick is shown as the red symbol on the map.

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(click on symbol to see the village page)
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Fletching (Simon de Montfort and Jack Cade)1.46 miles
Framfield (380 years without a church tower)5.02 miles
Halland (Ancient Slaughter)6.19 miles
Isfield (Simon de Montfort and the Lavender Line)3.57 miles
Maresfield (Soldiers and Iron)3.52 miles
Nutley (Edward III and the Post Mill)4.29 miles
Piltdown (The Piltdown Man hoax)1.77 miles
Sheffield Park (Capability Brown and the Bluebell Line)2.03 miles
Uckfield (Traction Engine destroys bridge)3.60 miles
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Local Businesses
Battle Brewery
Tenderheart
Richard Vobes
Ella Clarke