Ashurst, West Sussex

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St James' church and war memorial.JPG
St James' church and war memorial
Ashurst is located in West Sussex
Ashurst shown within West Sussex
Area 10.09 km2 (3.90 sq mi) [1]
Population 226 [1] 2001 Census
279 (2011 Census)[2]
• Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
OS grid reference TQ179161
• London 40 miles (64 km) NNE
Civil parish
  • Ashurst
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STEYNING
Postcode district BN44
Dialling code 01903
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
West Sussex
50°55′56″N 0°19′22″W / 50.93227°N 0.3229°W / 50.93227; -0.3229Coordinates: 50°55′56″N 0°19′22″W / 50.93227°N 0.3229°W / 50.93227; -0.3229

Ashurst is a village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England, about 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Henfield, and 11 miles (18 km) south of Horsham on the B2135 road. The village is about 0.6 miles (0.97 km) west of the River Adur. There is a 12th-century parish church dedicated to St James, a Church of England primary school and a pub, the Fountain Inn.

The parish has a land area of 1009 hectares (2493 acres). In the 2001 census 226 people lived in 97 households, of whom 112 were economically active. At the 2011 Census the population was 279.[2]


  1. ^ a b "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 

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