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Peasmarsh, East Sussex

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Peasmarsh, East Sussex

Peasmarsh is a village and civil parish in East Sussex in England. It is located on the A268 road between Rye and Beckley, some three miles (4.8 km) north-west of Rye. The village church, dedicated to St Peter and Paul, lies about one mile (1.6 km) from the village; it is thought the village centre was moved after the Black Death plague. There are three public houses and a motel in close proximity to the village; and a country house hotel with a leisure centre.
Post townRYE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ8723
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 code01797
Population1,167 (Parish-2007)

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


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

Peasmarsh, par. and vil., Sussex - par., 3772 ac., pop. 837; vil., 3 miles NW. of Rye; P.O.; near the vil. is Peasmarsh House, seat.

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