Hollington is a council estate and local government ward in the northwest of Hastings, East Sussex. 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.
St John the Evangelist Church near Hollington, East Sussex
|Population||6,099 (ward. 2011)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||ST. LEONARDS-ON-SEA|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
Hollington was the location of The Grove School, which was incorporated into The St Leonards Academy becoming known as the 'Darwell Campus'. The school, which was constructed at the location of The Grove, the manor house for the Lords of the Manor of Hollington. The Levett family built The Grove, and then the property was carried into the Eversfield family by a Levett heiress. 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. The Eversfields inherited when Levett heir Lawrence Levett died without issue, leaving his estate to his sister Mary (Levett) Eversfield, wife of Thomas Eversfield. 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. The school buildings were demolished circa 2017 and the land is earmarked for housing development.
Places of WorshipEdit
St John The Evangelist (Hollington) Located in Upper Church Road
In 2016 new homes were constructed near Robsack Community centre.
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