is a town on the south coast of Great Britain. It makes up
half of the city and unitary authority of Brighton and Hove (formed from the
previous towns of Brighton, Hove, Portslade and several other villages).
Formerly part of the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex, it remains part of
the ceremonial county of East Sussex, within the historic county of Sussex.
The ancient settlement of "Brighthelmstone" dates from before Domesday Book (1086), but it emerged
as a health resort featuring sea bathing during the 18th century, was used as a