Camber  Sussex


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Camber like this:

CAMBER-CASTLE, a ruined fortalice on the coast of Sussex; nearly midway between Winchelsea and Rye. It was one of the strengths built by Henry VIII., for defence of the coast; was dismantled in 1642; and has a central tower, surmounted by smaller ones, with connecting curtains. The sea once washed its walls; but has considerably receded.

Camber through time

Camber is now part of Rother district. Click here for graphs and data of how Rother has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Camber itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Camber, in Rother and Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 09th August 2022

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