Infobox UK place
region=South East England
area_footnotes=cite web |url=http://www.eastsussexinfigures.org.uk/webview/ |title=East Sussex in Figures |accessdate=2008-04-26 |publisher=East Sussex County Council]
area_total_km2 = 23.5
population_density= Pop density mi2 to km2|309|precision=0|abbr=yes
constituency_westminster=Hastings and Rye
Icklesham is a village and
civil parishin the RotherDistrict of East Sussex, England. The village is located about six miles (10 km) east of Hastings, on the main A259 Hastings to Rye road.
The civil parish is a large one, and includes Icklesham itself,
Winchelsea, Winchelsea Beachand Rye Harbour.
Icklesham's historic roots can be traced back to 772, when it appeared as "Icoleshamme" in a land charter signed by Offa, King of
Mercia. Strategically located on the River Brede, it was a prime target in the Norman invasion of 1066 (some 700 years later, evacuation plans were prepared in case of an invasion by Napoleon). The 12th-century parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas. [ [http://www.crsbi.ac.uk/ed/sx/ickle/index.htm Parish church] ]
On Hogs Hill stands an old windmill, used as a recording studio by Sir
Paul McCartney. All Saints church was restored by architect Samuel Sanders Teulonin the late 1840s.
The parish contains a
Site of Special Scientific Interest— Winchelsea Cutting. This is a Convert|0.33|acre roadside cutting which exposes 10 m of geological strata. [cite web|url=http://www.english-nature.org.uk/special/sssi/sssi_details.cfm?sssi_id=1005481 |title=Natural England - SSSI |accessdate=2008-06-01|publisher=English Nature]
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