Keymer means ‘cow’s pond’ in Old English.
Shops & Services in Hassocks area
Hassocks and its neighbouring villages of Hurstpierpoint and Ditchling have a variety of shops. The shops in Hassocks can be found along Keymer Road, Orion Parade, Dale Avenue and Keymer Parade. Opening times are variable.
Shops in Hurstpierpoint are found along the High Street and part of Brighton Road and Cuckfield Road.
In Ditchling shops can be found in the High Street, West Street and Lewes Road (near the crossroads by the church.) Craft shops can be found at the Turner-Dumbrell Workshops at North End on the B2112 north of the village centre.