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Bosham, West Sussex

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Bosham, West Sussex

Bosham is a small coastal village and civil parish in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England, about 3 miles) west of Chichester on an inlet of Chichester Harbour. The parish has an area of 3,400 acres . In the 2001 census 2,847 people lived in 1,313 households, of whom 1,358 were economically active. Bosham is colloquially divided into two halves: Old Bosham and New Bosham.
DistrictChichester
Post townCHICHESTER
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridSU8004
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Sussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Sussex
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01243
Population2,847 2001 Census
 

Other names by which Bosham, West Sussex has been known in the past

Boseam ~ Boseham ~ Bosenham

Bosham, West Sussex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bosham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Sussex, 3½ miles SW. of Chichester, 3157 ac., pop. 1255; P.O.

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