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Tortington, West Sussex

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Tortington, West Sussex

Tortington is a small village in the Arun district of West Sussex, England. It lies just off the Arundel to Ford road 1.6 miles southwest of Arundel. It had an Augustinian priory, Tortington Priory, but little evidence of this remains. The village's former parish church, St Mary Magdalene's Church, was declared redundant in 1978.
DistrictArun
Post townARUNDEL
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ0005
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 code01903
 

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

Tortinton

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

Tortington, par., Sussex, 2 miles SW. of Arundel, 1116 ac., pop. 165; a house of Black Canons was founded here in the time of Richard I.

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