Marden, East

MARDEN, EAST, a parish, in the union of West Bourne, hundred of Westbourne and Singleton, rape of Chichester, W. division of Sussex, 8 miles (S. E.) from Petersfield; containing 67 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 955 acres, of which 550 are arable, 350 pasture, and 55 woodland: the village is pleasantly situated in a valley amid the downs, and the surrounding scenery is pleasingly diversified. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £4. 16. 8.; net income, £106; patron, the Prebendary of Marden in the Cathedral of Chichester. The church is a handsome structure, in the early English style.

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

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