Itchenor, or Ichenor, West (St. Nicholas)

ITCHENOR, or ICHENOR, WEST (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of West Hampnett, hundred of Manhood, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 6½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Chichester; containing 232 inhabitants. This parish, which is bounded on the north-west by Chichester harbour, was the residence of the late Duke of Richmond, who had a handsome house here. A coast-guard station has been established. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 14. 2., and in the patronage of the Crown: the tithes have been commuted for £167, and the glebe conprises 8 acres. The church is in the early English style of architecture.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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