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Patching, West Sussex

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Patching, West Sussex

Patching is a small village and civil parish that lies amidst the fields and woods of the southern slopes of the South Downs in the Arun District of West Sussex, England. It has a history going back to before the Domesday survey of 1087. It is located four miles (6.4 km) to the east of Arundel, to the north of the A27 road. The civil parish covers an area of 846.12 hectares and has a population of 230 persons (2001 census).
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ0806
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 code01903
Population230 2001 Census

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


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

Patching, hundred, par., and vil., Sussex - hundred and par., 1767 ac., pop. 274; vil., 4 miles SE. of Arundel; P.O.; near the vil. is Patching Place, seat; Patching Pond, a large skeet of water, abounds in trout, eels, &c.

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