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Coldwaltham, Sussex

Historical Description

Cold-Waltham, a parish in Sussex, on the river Arun, 2 miles SW of Pulborough station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 4½ SE of Petworth. It includes the hamlet of Watersfield, and its post town is Pulborough, under Petworth; money order and telegraph office, Pulborough. Acreage, 1233; population, 338. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chi-chester; value, £56. Patron, the Bishop of Chichester. The chancel is in the Decorated style, the nave Norman. The church was restored and enlarged in 1870. There is a Congregational chapel at Watersfield.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySussex 
Poor Law unionThakeham 

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CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRH20
Post TownPulborough