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Icklesham, East Sussex

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Icklesham, East Sussex

Icklesham is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. The village is located about six miles (10 km) east of Hastings, on the main A259 Hastings to Rye road. The civil parish is large, and includes Icklesham itself, Winchelsea, Winchelsea Beach and Rye Harbour. Icklesham's historic roots can be traced back to 772, when it appeared as Icoleshamme in a land charter signed by Offa, King of Mercia.
DistrictRother
Post townWINCHELSEA
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ8716
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEast Sussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEast Sussex
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01797
Population2,804 (Parish-2007)
 

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

Icklesham, par. and vil., E. Sussex, 5 miles SW. of Rye, 2970 ac., pop. 867; P.O.

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