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Findon, West Sussex

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Findon, West Sussex

Findon is a village and civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England, 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Worthing. The parish has an area of 6⅓ square miles and a population of 1,848 persons. Findon lies between two hills; Cissbury with its iron age hill fort to the east and Church Hill to the west. On both hills there are remains of stone age flint mines where shafts were sunk about 40 feet to reach the best seams of flint which were mined from radiating galleries.
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ1208
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
Population1,848 2001 Census

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

Findune ~ Fintune

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

Findon, par. and vil.W. Sussex, 4 miles SW. of Steyning, 4370 ac., pop. 708; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Findon Place.

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