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Edburton, Sussex

Historical Description

Edburton, a parish in Sussex, at the foot of the South Downs, 5 miles E of Steyning, and about 1½ mile from The Dyke station on the L.B. & S.C.R. It includes the hamlet of Fulking. Post town, Beeding (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Henfield. Acreage, 2647; population, 359. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; value, £240 with residence. Patron, the Archbishop of Canterbury. The church, of the Early English period, has a carved pulpit of the time of James I., and a circular leaden Xorman font. It was restored in 1878.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountySussex 
Ecclesiastical parishEdburton St. Andrew 
HundredPoynings 
Poor Law unionSteyning 

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DistrictHorsham
CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Postal districtBN5
Post TownHenfield