Compton, West Sussex
Compton shown within West Sussex
|Area||17.51 km2 (6.76 sq mi) |
|Population||386  2001 Census|
|– density||22/km2 (57/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||52 miles (84 km) NE|
|Shire county||West Sussex|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
Compton is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex. The village lies on the B2146 road, six miles (9.5 km) southeast of Petersfield, Hampshire and eight miles (13 km) northwest of Chichester. The parish also includes the villages of West Marden and Up Marden.
High ground nearby is known as Compton Down and on a part of the down known as Telegraph Hill there was an Admiralty semaphore station.
- "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 26 April 2009.
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