Weald, the

Weald, the

(wēld), area between the North Downs and the South Downs, SE England, forming part of the counties of East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey, and Kent. Formerly forested and once noted for its iron industry, the Weald is now largely agricultural.
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Once part of an old deer paddock on the line of a spur ridge in the High Weald, the site is part of an area of outstanding natural beauty and planning constraints were strong.