Hunston, a parish in Sussex, on the Arundel and Portsmouth Canal, 3 miles from Chichester station on the L.B. & S.C.R. Post town. North Munham; money order and telegraph office, Chichester. Acreage, 1013; population, 187. The manor belonged formerly to Boxgrove Priory. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of North Mund-ham, in the diocese of Chichester. The church of St Leode-gar, built in 1885 on the site of an earlier structure, is a stone building in the Early English style.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Hunston St. Leodegar|
|Hundred||Box and Stockbridge|
|Poor Law union||West Hampnett|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hunston from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Hunston (St. Leodegar))
Online maps of Hunston are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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