Stoughton, West Sussex


Stoughton, West Sussex

infobox UK place
country = England
static_

static_image_caption=Stoughton seen from the churchyard
latitude= 50.89697
longitude= -0.8608
official_name = Stoughton
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= SU802114

Stoughton is a village and civil parish in the District of Chichester in West Sussex, England located 9 kilometres (5.5 miles) north west of Chichester east of the B2146 road, on a lane leading to East Marden.The parish has a land area of 2987.1 hectares (7156 acres). In the 2001 census 631 people lived in 255 households, of whom 286 were economically active. The parish is crossed from west to east by the Monarch's Way long distance footpath, which passes through the villages of Stoughton and Walderton.

The parish church

The church, standing on a hillside overlooking the village, is of late Saxon or early Norman origin. [ [http://www.crsbi.ac.uk/ed/sx/stoug/index.htm The corpus of Romanesque sculpture] ]

References

ee also

* [http://homepages.gold.ac.uk/genuki/SSX/Stoughton/ GENUK map of parishes]


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