Birdham shown within West Sussex
|Area||6.96 km2 (2.69 sq mi) |
|Population||1,408  2001 Census|
|- Density||202 /km2 (520 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|- London||58 miles (93 km) NNE|
|Shire county||West Sussex|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
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Birdham is a village and civil parish in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England. It is located on the Manhood Peninsula, about three miles (5 km) south west of the city of Chichester. The parish church is dedicated to St James.
The nearest railway station is three miles (5 km) northeast of the village, at Chichester.
The village sits on the shores of Chichester Harbour and is home to two locked marinas. In between the marinas are the lockgates to the disused Chichester Canal opened in 1822. The local school is Birdham C of E Primary School. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,408. HMS Birdham, launched on 19 September 1955, was named for the village.
- "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish". West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 12 April 2009.
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