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/ˈhɜːstmənˌsjuː; -ˌsəʊ/
a village in S England, in E Sussex north of Eastbourne: 15th-century castle, site of the Royal Observatory, which was transferred from Greenwich between 1948 and 1958, until 1990
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  • Thus it went on for some months at herstmonceux; but thus it could not last.

    The Life of John Sterling Thomas Carlyle
  • He probably returned to herstmonceux next day, where he proposed yet to reside for some indefinite time.

    The Life of John Sterling Thomas Carlyle
  • The barons' men from herstmonceux pillaged the lands of Walderne or Pevensey.

    The House of Walderne A. D. Crake
  • To the knight above Drogo paid his first visit on the following day, and bowed low before Ralph of herstmonceux.

    The House of Walderne A. D. Crake

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