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Sidlesham, West Sussex

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Sidlesham, West Sussex

Sidlesham is a small village and civil parish, on the Manhood Peninsula, five kilometres (3 miles) south of Chichester in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It has a small primary school. The area has had a Prebendary since medieval times. The 13th century church of St Mary Our Lady is built of stone rubble, not the usual flint of the area. The parish has a land area of 1753 hectares (4330 acres).
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridSZ8598
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
Population1,139 2001 Census

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


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

Sidlesham, par. and vil., Sussex - par., 3961 ac. and 220 tidal water and foreshore; vil., 3½ miles S. of Chichester; P.O., T.O.; has a wharf, and carries on a small coasting trade.

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