English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Guestling Hundred

Hundred in the County of Sussex

Historical Forms

  • G(h)estelinges 1086 DB
  • Gest(e)ling' 1248 Fees 1279 Ass
  • Estlyng 1450 Pat


v. Guestling infra 508. The hundred meeting-place was probably at a spot near Fairlight Church called 'Hundred acre' in the TA (J.E.R.).

Parishes in this Hundred