Sutton, West Sussex

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Sutton is located in West Sussex
 Sutton shown within West Sussex
Area  9.20 km2 (3.55 sq mi) [1]
Population 192 [1] 2001 Census
   – density  21/km2 (54/sq mi)
OS grid reference SU979151
   – London  45 miles (72 km) NNE 
Civil parish Sutton
District Chichester
Shire county West Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district RH20
Dialling code 01798
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Arundel and South Downs
List of places
West Sussex

Coordinates: 50°55′40″N 0°36′30″W / 50.92767°N 0.60824°W / 50.92767; -0.60824

Sutton is a village and civil parish in the District of Chichester in West Sussex, England, located six kilometres (4 miles) south of Petworth and east of the A285 road. The parish has a land area of 920 hectares (2272 acres). In the 2001 census 192 people lived in 83 households, of whom 83 were economically active.[1]

The village has an Anglican church, St John the Baptist, and one pub, the White Horse.


Coates Castle is a Site of Special Scientific Interest within the parish which at one time contained the entire known remaining British population of the field cricket Gryllus campestris.[2][3] The National Trust castle is within the neighbouring parish of Fittleworth.


  1. ^ a b c "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 22 May 2009. 
  2. ^ "SSSI Citation — Coates Castle" (PDF). Natural England. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "Endangered cricket reintroduced in South East England". Wildlife May 2010. Retrieved 3 November 2010. 

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