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Playden, East Sussex

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Playden, East Sussex

Playden is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. The village is located one mile (1.6 km) north-west of Rye. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Pleidena; it is a largely rural parish, having no village centre, and the hamlet of Houghton Green is included in the parish. Playden's main occupation was fishing: the fish were salted in a one-time settlement known as Saltcote, after the fact that it had a fish salting industry based there.
DistrictRother
Post townRYE
Administrative CountyEast Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ9121
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
Populationincludes East Guldeford
 

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

Pleidena

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

Playden, par. and vil., Sussex - par., 1296 ac. (120 water), pop. 294; vil., on river Bother, 1 mile N. of Rye; P.O.

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