Brede, East Sussex

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Coordinates: 50°56′N 0°36′E / 50.94, 0.60
Brede waterworks
Brede Waterworks

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Red pog.svg Brede shown within East Sussex
Area   [1]
Population 1,715 (Parish-2007)[1]
    - Density 
OS grid reference TQ825183
    - London  50 miles (80 km) NW 
District Rother
Shire county East Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town RYE
Postcode district TN31
Dialling code 01424
Police Sussex
Fire East Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Bexhill and Battle
List of places: UK • England • East Sussex

Brede is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. It is located eight miles (13 km) north of Hastings and four miles (6 km) west of Rye. It takes its name from the River Brede.

The ecclesiastical parish is teamed with Udimore; the two parish churches are St George, Brede and St Mary Udimore.

The Village has a primary school, Methodist church and recreation ground. There are also two pubs. A bus service connects the village to Northiam, Hastings and Rye.

The parish contains a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) — Brede Pit and Cutting. A cutting into the landscape has revealed a sequence of all known geological layers in the area. Fossilised remains in these sections provide key information for the study of palaeogeography, sedimentology and palaeoecology.[2]

Avant-garde singer-songwriter Patrick Wolf recorded parts of his 2009 album The Bachelor using the church organ at St George's, Brede.


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