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Tangmere, Sussex

Historical Description

Tangmere, a parish in Sussex, 1½ mile N of Drayton station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 3 miles ENE of Chichester. Post town, Chichester. Acreage, 775; population, 164. Most of the land belongs to the Duke of Richmond. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; net value, £175 with residence. Patron, the Duke of Richmond. The church is mainly Early English, and was restored in 1885.

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 parishTangmere St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionWest Hampnett 

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CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtPO20
Post TownChichester