Sidlesham


Sidlesham

infobox UK place
country = England
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static_image_caption= Sidlesham Primary School
latitude= 50.7857
longitude= -0.79036
official_name = Sidlesham
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= SZ853991

Sidlesham [ [http://homepages.gold.ac.uk/genuki/SSX/Sidlesham/ Parish boundaries] ] is a small village and civil parish 5 kilometres (3 miles) south of Chichester in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It has a small primary school [ [http://www.sidlesham.w-sussex.sch.uk/ Local Primary School] ] . The area has had a Prebendary since mediaeval times [ [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=32120 History of Prebendate] ] . The 13th- century church of St Mary is built of stone rubble, not the usual flint of the area [ The Buildings of West Sussex Pevsner,N/Nairn,I.(Sussex (1965,Middlesex, Penguin p 356) ISBN 0140710280] .

The parish has a land area of 1752.9 hectares (4330 acres). In the 2001 census 1139 people lived in 448 households, of whom 579 were economically active.

The parish has fertile soils on the flat Chichester plain and there are a large number of glasshouses around the village.

The village is home to Sidlesham F.C. soccer club.

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