Cocking, West Sussex


Cocking, West Sussex

Coordinates: 50°57′05″N 0°45′03″W / 50.9513°N 0.75095°W / 50.9513; -0.75095

Cocking
Cocking Church 2.JPG
Church of St. Catherine of Siena
Cocking is located in West Sussex
Cocking

 Cocking shown within West Sussex
Area  10.16 km2 (3.92 sq mi) [1]
Population 459 [1] 2001 Census
    - Density  45 /km2 (120 /sq mi)
OS grid reference SU878176
    - London  47 miles (76 km) NE 
Parish Cocking
District Chichester
Shire county West Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MIDHURST
Postcode district GU29
Dialling code 01730
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Chichester
Website http://cocking.org/
List of places: UK • England • West Sussex

Cocking is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. The village is about three miles (5 km) south of Midhurst on the main road to Chichester.

In the 2001 census there were 190 households with a total population of 459 of whom 223 were economically active.

The 12th century[2] Anglican parish church had no known dedication until 2007 when it was dedicated to St. Catherine of Siena.[3]

A railway once used to serve the area at Cocking Station, on the Chichester to Midhurst line opened in 1880, but was completely closed from 1953.

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