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The Clerk, Whatlington Parish Council


Whatlington is a small village situated along part of the A.21 Hastings to London road and the C.293 to Battle.   

It is in the designated High Weald of Outstanding Natural Beauty - part of '1066 Country'

Whatlington Village was originally the area by the Church, Village Hall and River Line.  The upper part was known as Woodman's Oak.  Both Parts eventually united into one village and known as Whatlington.

In 1066 The Lord of the Manor was King Harold and legend has it he and his army held a service in the village on the eve of the Battle of Hastings in 1066.  His connection is enshrined in the Doomsday Book of 1066.

Whatlington today consists of a 134 properties with a population of 320 of which 277 are on the current electoral register.

It is part of the Darwell Ward of Rother District Council and the Bexhill and Battle UK parliamentary constituency.

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