West Itchenor


West Itchenor

infobox UK place
country = England
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static_image_caption= West Itchenor's Foreshore
latitude= 50.80536
longitude= -0.86676
official_name = West Itchenor
population =
shire_district= Chichester
shire_county= West Sussex
region= South East England
constituency_westminster= Chichester
post_town=
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dial_code=
os_grid_reference= SU799012

West Itchenor is a village and civil parish in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It lies north of the B2179 Chichester to West Wittering road 4.5 miles (7.3km) southwest of Chichester. The village lies on the shores of Chichester Harbour.

The parish covers an area of 412.98 hectares (1020 acres). In the 2001 census 451 people lived in 209 households, of whom 188 were economically active.

History

West Itchenor was an ancient parish of the county of Sussex. Until 1894 it formed part of Manhood Hundred, an ancient division of Chichester Rape. From 1894 to 1933 it was part of Westhampnett Rural District. From 1933 to 1974 it was part of Chichester Rural District, and since 1974 it has been a part of Chichester District.

Famous Residents

Jonathan Church

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond

Evelyn Laye

Charles Dixon (artist)

Pete Postlethwaite


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