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Pulborough, West Sussex

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Pulborough, West Sussex

Pulborough is a large village and civil parish in the Horsham district of West Sussex, England, with some 5,000 inhabitants. It is located almost centrally within West Sussex and is 50 miles south west of London. It is at the junction of the north-south A29 and the east-west roads. The village is near the confluence of the River Arun and the River Rother. It looks southwards over the broad flood plain of the tidal Arun to a backdrop of the South Downs.
DistrictHorsham
Post townPULBOROUGH
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ0518
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 code01798
Population4,685 2001 Census
 

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

Poleberge

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

Pulborough, market town and par. with ry. sta., Sussex - par., 6395 ac., pop. 808; town, on river Arun, 5 miles SE. of Petworth and 12 miles SW. of Horsham by rail; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Monday. The weekly market is for corn; important cattle markets are held fortnightly on Mondays, and a large fair on Tuesday after Easter. The church is ancient, and contains a Saxon font.

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