Herstmonceux


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Herstmonceux

, Hurstmonceux
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

Herstmonceux

(herst -mŏn-soo) Former site, in East Sussex, of the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Malvern camera moved to RGO at Herstmonceux around 1982 with the closure of Sheriffs Lench, while the second camera was moved to Siding Spring in Australia.
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Self-Study of Teacher Education Practices, Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, England (pp.
uk FEBRUARY 14: Kids can learn about the heart in a Valen-tine's event at the Observatory in Herstmonceux, Sussex.
Translator's profile: Marla Arbach is working towards her doctorate in comparative literature at the University of Santiago de Compostela and teaches literature at the International Study Centre, Herstmonceux Castle.
Closer to home, we have the Herstmonceux telescope sitting doing nothing, and many universities now have large telescopes.
Those who do so might be surprised to find that the winner for "your region" is based in Herstmonceux, East Sussex.
You can see lambs, Shetland ponies, ducks, geese, peacocks and pheasants within the grounds and it's just a few miles from the historic Pevensey and Herstmonceux Castles (www.
95 postage from Powerbee Ltd, Church Road, Herstmonceux, East Sussex BN27 1QJ.
You can also see some of the horses who are resting and recuperating at Brick Farm, and enjoy a spot of fishing at a trout farm in Herstmonceux, East Sussex.
The opportunities for a student of politics to bridge the gap between academic theories and the mechanics of government are rare but some 180 students had the chance to do just that at the 1997 Youth Perspectives Conference on 2-6 January 1997 at Herstmonceux Castle in England.
Lord Richards of Herstmonceux said thousands more regular forces were required to take on jihadists in Syria and elsewhere as he renewed concerns that more Western ground troops were needed to contain and push back IS.
But as people of all faiths prepared to gather in Mr Henning's home town of Salford for a special church service of "reflection and solidarity", Lord Richards of Herstmonceux, above, sought to downplay expectations.