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Love in alfriston

Nestled in the Wealden district of East SussexAlfriston provides everything typical of a small village. Historic architecture, an array of old pubs and a beautiful church are among the great things you will find there - but many believe that certain attributes set it apart from similar Sussex villages. This is certainly the belief of the Telegraphwho recently ranked Alfrison among the 30 most beautiful villages in the country. Although we naturally believe that all Sussex villages are made equal, you wouldn't be a fool for thinking that Alfriston is among the best.

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Love in alfriston

You can also address in the box below the picture on most desktop and mobile platforms. In their ode to the settlement, home to fewer than 1, residents, the Telegraph says the village has "bristle of Cotswolds posh about it these days, but don't be put off. The picturesque village green was also highlighted in the profile, which praised the old-fashioned local pubs and claimed that "for the best scones in all of Sussex, head to The Singing Kettle.

So in light of all this praise, what else is it that gives such a small village such large acclaim? Lying in the valley of the River Cuckmere the village is four miles north-east of Seaford while being in the close vicinity of Polegate and the A This means that although reaping the benefits of the open South Downs, it's far from remote with easy transport links to Brighton and Hastings.

According to the census the parish has a population of justwhich shows how exclusive the village is. It seems that Alfriston has always been considered as prime real estate too, with several neolithic barrows being discovered in the nearby downland hills. One building in the village has huge historical importance following two key activities that took place there - and they could not be more different from one another.

Love in alfriston

The lodgings provided refuge for monks and pilgrims who were making the long journey from the Battle Abbey to the shrine of St Richard at Chichester Cathedral. After the hostel changed into an inn in the 15th century it became the connected with the Alfriston smuggling gang who used it as their base. The Smugglers Inn pub was also used by the gang, which pays homage to its old use in its modern name.

This was nipped in the bud soon enough however as the leader of the gang was transported to the penal colony of Australia in With all of these incredible accolades it's no surprise that Alfriston has attracted numerous celebrities who now call it there home. By Luke Donnelly Multimedia Journalist. up to our newsletter for all the latest Sussex news direct to your inbox Invalid Something went wrong, please try again later. up We use your -up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding.

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