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Poynings, West Sussex

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Poynings, West Sussex

Poynings (Pronounced Punnings) is a village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. It is located on the north side of the South Downs near Devil's Dyke, five miles (8 km) north-west of Brighton. The civil parish covers an area of 665.5 hectares and has a population of 287 (2001 census). There is an Anglican parish church dedicated the Holy Trinity and a typical country pub, The Royal Oak.
DistrictMid Sussex
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ2612
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 code01273
Population287 2001 Census

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


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

Poynings, par. and vil., Sussex - par., 1642 ac., pop. 316; vil., 6 miles NW. of Brighton; P.O.

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