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Fittleworth, Sussex

Historical Description

Fittleworth, a village and a parish in Sussex. The village stands near a bridge on the river Rother, and has a station on the L.B. & S.C.R., 50 miles from London, and 2½ SE by E of Petworth. It has a post and money order office, under Pulborough (R.S.O-); telegraph office, Fittleworth railway station. The parish comprises 2362 acres; population, 761. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £271 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Chichester. The church is very good, and there are some charities.

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


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Ancient CountySussex 

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CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRH20
Post TownPulborough