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Felpham, West Sussex

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Felpham, West Sussex

Felpham (sometimes pronounced locally as Felf-fm) is a village and civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England. Although sometimes considered part of the greater Bognor Regis habitation it is a village and civil parish in its own right, having an area of 4.26 km² with a population of 9611 people and still growing (2001 census). The A259 Coastal Road passes through the Village, this road runs along the south coast from Havant in Hampshire to Folkstone in Kent.
DistrictArun
Post townBOGNOR REGIS
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridSU9500
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
Population9,611 2001 Census
 

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

Falcheham

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

Felpham, coast par. and vil., W. Sussex, 1 mile NE. of Bognor, 1883 ac. and 169 foreshore, pop. 565; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is the seat of Felpham Hall.

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