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Rusper, West Sussex

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Rusper, West Sussex

Rusper is a village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England. It lies 4.1 miles north of the town of Horsham and 4.2 miles west of Crawley. Rusper is the centre of Rusper Parish which covers most of the northern area between Horsham and Crawley. Rusper is governed by the Horsham District Council based in Horsham. The parish population at the 2001 census was 1,389 people.
Post townHORSHAM
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ2037
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 code01293
Population1,389 2001 Census

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

Rusper, par. and vil., Sussex, 5 miles NE. of Horsham, 3123 ac., pop. 539; P.O.; a Benedictine nunnery was founded here in time of Richard I.

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