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Hunston, Sussex

Historical Description

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.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishHunston St. Leodegar 
HundredBox and Stockbridge 
Poor Law unionWest Hampnett 

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CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO20
Post TownChichester