Playden  Sussex


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

PLAYDEN, a parish in Rye district, Sussex; on the river Rother, at the junction of the Military canal, ¾ of a mile N of Rye r. station. Post-town, Rye. Acres, 1, 308. Real property, £3, 499. Pop., 305. Houses, 66. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of East Guild ford, in the diocese of Chichester. The church is early English, withsome Norman fragments. There are an hospital, and charities £5.

Playden through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd May 2024

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