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Hamsey, East Sussex

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Hamsey, East Sussex

Hamsey is a civil parish in the Lewes District of East Sussex, England. It is located three miles (5 km) north of Lewes on the Prime Meridian. The original village, now abandoned apart from the church and a few cottages, lay on an island in the River Ouse; the parish consists of the villages of Hamsey with Offham and Cooksbridge being the main centres of population in the parish.
Post townLEWES
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ4112
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEast Sussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEast Sussex
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01273
Population574 (2007)

Other names by which Hamsey, East Sussex has been known in the past


Hamsey, East Sussex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hamsey, par., E. Sussex, on river Ouse, 1¾ mile N. of Lewes, 2745 ac., pop. 553.

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