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Battle, East Sussex

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Coordinates: 50°55′N 0°29′E / 50.92°N 0.48°E / 50.92; 0.48
Battle Sussex street.jpg
View along the high street towards the abbey
 Battle shown within East Sussex
Area  31.8 km2 (12.3 sq mi) [1]
Population 6,171 (2007)[1]
    - Density  503/sq mi (194/km2)
OS grid reference TQ747160
    - London  48 miles (77 km) NNW 
District Rother
Shire county East Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BATTLE
Postcode district TN33
Dialling code 01424
Police Sussex
Fire East Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Bexhill and Battle
Website Town Council
List of places
East Sussex

Battle is a town in East Sussex, England, UK. It is known as this because it was the place where the Battle of Hastings was fought.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "East Sussex in Figures". East Sussex County Council. Retrieved 26 April 2008.