Udimore

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Udimore
Udimore Church - geograph.org.uk - 1235281.jpg
Udimore is located in East Sussex
Udimore
Udimore
Udimore shown within East Sussex
Area 11.7 km2 (4.5 sq mi) [1]
Population 369 (Parish-2011) [2]
• Density 81/sq mi (31/km2)
OS grid reference TQ872188
• London 52 miles (84 km) NW
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town RYE
Postcode district TN31
Dialling code 01797
Police Sussex
Fire East Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
East Sussex
50°56′N 0°40′E / 50.94°N 0.67°E / 50.94; 0.67Coordinates: 50°56′N 0°40′E / 50.94°N 0.67°E / 50.94; 0.67

Udimore /ˈjdɪmɔː/ is a village and civil parish in the Rother District of East Sussex, England. It is located five miles (8 km) west of Rye on the B2089 road to Brede.

The ecclesiastical parish is teamed with Brede; the two parish churches are St George, Brede and St Mary Udimore.[3]

Famous residents[edit]

The comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright, soldier, and actor Spike Milligan lived in Udimore until his death in 2002. The children's novelist Monica Edwards lived in Udimore from 1933 to 1936.[4]

Sports teams[edit]

Udimore Cricket Club play at Churchfields. They were formed in 1937. They currently play in Division 7 of the East Sussex Cricket League and are captained by Jim Adams. The club's leading run scorer is Barry Stunt (5022 to end of season 2014) and the leading wicket taker is Julian Buss (208 to end of season 2014)[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Sussex in Figures". East Sussex County Council. Retrieved 2008-04-26. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011accessdate=6 October 2015". 
  3. ^ Ecclesiastical parish website; includes map of area and history notes
  4. ^ Parks, Brian 2010 Monica Edwards - the Authorised Biography (page 50-51) Girls Gone By Publishers
  5. ^ Udimore CC website
  6. ^ ESCL website
Court Lodge, Udimore

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Udimore at Wikimedia Commons