East Wittering


East Wittering

infobox UK place
country = England
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static_image_caption=A thatched cottage in Bracklesham
latitude= 50.76942
longitude= -0.87377
official_name =East 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= SZ795972

East Wittering is a coastal village in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. The eastern half of the village lies within the civil parish of East Wittering and Bracklesham, while the western half lies within the boundary of West Wittering civil parish. The village sits on the B2179 road 7 miles (11.3km) southwest of Chichester.

History

described the village as ”A jumble of bungalows and chalets near the beach in an untidy half grown up state” [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/venue.php?V=4890 St Anne's Anglican Church] was designed by architect Harry Sherwood who was surveyor of the fabric of Chichester Cathedral. The foundation stone was laid on 6 June 1958 by the then Bishop of Chichester who consecrated the building on 14 May 1959.

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