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Birdham, West Sussex

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Birdham, West Sussex

Birdham is a village and civil parish in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It is located on the Manhood Peninsula, about three miles (5 km) south west of the city of Chichester. The parish church is dedicated to St James. The nearest railway station is three miles (5 km) northeast of the village, at Chichester. The village sits on the shores of Chichester Harbour and is home to two locked marinas, Birdham Pool and Chichester Marina.
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridSU8200
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Sussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Sussex
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01243
Population1,408 2001 Census

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


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

Birdham, par., W. Sussex, on Chichester Harb., 4 miles SW. of Chichester, 1817 ac., pop. 455; P.O.

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