Plaistow, West Sussex

Plaistow, West Sussex

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Plaistow
latitude= 51.06939
longitude= -0.56782
population =
civil_parish= Plaistow and Ifold
shire_district= Chichester
shire_county = West Sussex
region= South East England
constituency_westminster= Horsham
postcode_district = RH14
postcode_area= RH
dial_code= 01403
os_grid_reference= TQ004309

Plaistow is a village in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It lies within the civil parish of Plaistow and Ifold. There is a village green, a pond, a pub, "The Sun Inn" and an Anglican Church, all in the centre of the village. There are over thirty graded (previously known as listed) buildings in the village. The Sun Inn was purchased by the Pullen family in 1807. Plaistow Church was built in 1810 and Plaistow School in 1869. The village primary school is shared with Kirdford.

The civil parish of Plaistow and Ifold has a land area of 2101.9 hectares (5192 acres). In the 2001 census 1856 people lived in 701 households, of whom 910 were economically active.

The village has its own football club, Plaistow FC, which formed in 1931 and was admitted to the Horsham and District League. They now play in the West Sussex Football League. The home ground is 'Foxfields'.

External links

* [ Plaistow and Ifold Parish Website]
* [ Plaistow FC website]
* [ Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School]
* [ Plaistow Memories Forum]

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