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Stopham, Sussex

Historical Description

Stopham, a parish in Sussex, on the river Arun, 1 mile W of Pulborough station on the L.B. & S.C.R. It has a post office under Petworth; money order and telegraph office, Pulborough. Acreage, 864; population, 151. Stopham Bridge, over the Arun, is a seven-arched structure of 1309. Stopham House is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £95 with residence. The church is partly Norman, partly Decorated English, and contains effigies and memorials of the Barttelot family.

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 parishStopham St. Mary 
Poor Law unionThakeham 

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CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRH20
Post TownPulborough