Ashington cum Buncton (St. Peter and St. Paul)
ASHINGTON cum Buncton (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, in the union of Thakeham, hundred of West Grinstead, rape of Bramber, W. division of Sussex, 5 miles (N. W.) from Steyning, and on the road from London to Worthing; containing 282 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8. 5.; net income, £189; patron, G. Wyndham, Esq. The church is in the later English style, and has some fragments of stained glass in its windows. At Buncton is a chapel of ease, with remains of Norman arches on the outside of the chancel.