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West Wittering, West Sussex

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West Wittering, West Sussex

West Wittering is a small village and civil parish, on the Manhood Peninsula, in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It lies near the mouth of Chichester Harbour on the B2179 road 6.5 miles (10.5 km) southwest of Chichester and has a sandy beach with what has been described as excellent water quality. In 1872 it had a population of 616, a post office and a National School. The 2001 census records a population of 2,684. There is a thriving primary school.
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridSZ7798
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
Population2,684 2001 Census

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

W. Withering ~ Wittering ~ Wittering West

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

Wittering, West, coast par. and vil., Sussex - par., 2286 ac. land, 158 tidal water, and 921 foreshore, pop. 665; vil., 6½ miles SW. of Chichester; P.O.

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