Ripe  Sussex


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

RIPE, Rype, or Eckington, a village and a parish in Lewes district, Sussex. The village stands 2 miles N of Berwick r. station, and 7 E by S of Lewes; and has a post-office, of the name of Ripe, under Hurst-Green. The parish comprises 1, 770 acres-Real property, £3,004. Pop., 358. Houses, 65. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £431.* Patron, Exeter College, Oxford. The church, which has been recently restored, is chiefly early English; and has a decorated E window, and a good tower. ' There is a national school.

Ripe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th July 2022

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