Birdham


Birdham

infobox UK place
country = England
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latitude= 50.79683
longitude= -0.83204
official_name =Birdham
population =
shire_district= Chichester
shire_county= West Sussex
region= South East England
constituency_westminster= Chichester
post_town=
postcode_district =
postcode_area=
dial_code=
os_grid_reference= SU824003

Birdham is a village and civil parish in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It is located on the Manhood Peninsula, about 3 miles southwest of the city of Chichester.

The nearest railway station is 3 miles (5km) northeast of the village, at Chichester.

The village sits on the shores of Chichester Harbour and is home to two locked marinas, Birdham Pool and Chichester Marina. In between these two marinas are the lockgates to the disused Chichester Canal opened in 1822. The local school is Birdham C of E Primary School. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,408. HMS Birdham, launched on 19 September 1955, was named for the village.

External links

* [http://www.birdham.org.uk/ Birdham Parish]
* [http://www.chichester-harbour.co.uk/ Chichester Harbour]
* [http://www.birdham.w-sussex.sch.uk/ Birdham C of E Primary School]


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