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Coordinates: 50°47′49″N 0°49′55″W / 50.79683°N 0.83204°W / 50.79683; -0.83204

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Birdham Pool
Birdham is located in West Sussex
 Birdham shown within West Sussex
Area  6.96 km2 (2.69 sq mi) [1]
Population 1,408 [1] 2001 Census
    - Density  202 /km2 (520 /sq mi)
OS grid reference SU824003
    - London  58 miles (93 km) NNE 
Civil parish Birdham
District Chichester
Shire county West Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PO20
Dialling code 01243
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Chichester
List of places
West Sussex

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.

Birdham parish church
Stirlands Cricket Club


  1. ^ a b "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish". West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 12 April 2009. 

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