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Rye Foreign, East Sussex

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Rye Foreign, East Sussex

Rye Foreign is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. It is located three miles (4.8 km) north-west of Rye. The name of the parish came about in 1247, when King Henry III, resumed control of Rye and Winchelsea from the Abbey of Fecamp, but left part of the area still under the Abbey: hence Rye Foreign. There is no parish church, although the building still stands in secular use.
Post townRYE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ9022
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
Population354 (Parish-2007)

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