West Wittering


West Wittering

infobox UK place
country = England
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static_image_caption= The Parish Church
latitude= 50.78064
longitude= -0.89564
official_name = West Wittering
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= SZ779984

West Wittering is a small seaside resort [ [http://www.westwitteringbeach.co.uk/ Resort web-site] ] and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It lies near the mouth of Chichester Harbour on the B2179 road 6.5 miles (10.5km) southwest of Chichester.

In 1872 it had a population of 616, a post office and a National School [ [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=9067 Historical details] ] . The 2001 census records a population of 4,543 [ [http://www.westsussex.gov.uk/communityandliving/census2001/pop_ward_summary.pdf Census data] ] . There is a thriving primary school [ [http://schoolsfinder.direct.gov.uk/9383039/overview/ School details] ] and a post office [ [http://www.chichester.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=2386 New initiative with village store] ] . The locality is referred to in Giles Cooper's Unman, Wittering and Zigo [ 1971 Walton-on-Thames, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd ISBN 0174323700]

Notable residents

A famous current resident is Keith Richards [ Sunday Telegraph 29th October 2007 p14(Issue no 2,420)] .

Bibliography

*J.M. Wilson "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales" 1872
*Clare Jerrold "Picturesque Sussex", Hove, Combridge 1932

References


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