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Trotton, Sussex

Historical Description

Trotton, a parish, with a village, in Sussex, 1 mile NE of Elsted station on the L. & S.W.R., and 3 miles W by N of Midhurst. Post town, Petersfield. Acreage, 3594; population of the civil parish, 451; of the ecclesiastical, 353. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; gross value, £200 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1400, and is a stone edifice with a massive tower and spire. It contains some most interesting brasses and monuments. The poet Otway was a native.

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 parishTrotton St. George 
Poor Law unionMidhurst 

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CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU31
Post TownPetersfield