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Early-attested site in the Parish of Icklesham

Historical Forms

  • Knockebregge 1306 HMCv.504
  • Knokebrugg' 1327 SR
  • Knokebr'gg 1378 Ct


Knockbridge is Knockebregge 1306 HMC v.504, Knokebrugg '1327 SR (both p), Knokebr 'gg 1378Ct . It is on a small hill (cf. Knock Hatch supra 409). The bridge may be that across Pannel Sewer below.