Rape of Arundel

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The Norman Motte of Arundel Castle, the original administrative centre of the Rape

The Rape of Arundel is one of the rapes, the traditional sub-divisions unique to the historic county of Sussex in England.

The population of the rape of Arundel was 22,478 in 1801,[1] falling to 24,276 in 1811.[1]

Location[edit]

The rape of Chichester lies to its west and the rape of Bramber lies to its east. To the north the rape is bounded by the county of Surrey and to the south by the English Channel. The rape of Arundel includes the towns of Arundel and Littlehampton. Its highest point is Glatting Beacon on the South Downs, which is 245 metres (804 ft) tall.

Sub-divisions[edit]

The rape is traditionally divided into the following hundreds:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dallaway, James (1815). A History of the Western Division of the County of Sussex, Volume 1. T. Bensley. 

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