Bepton shown within West Sussex
|Area||7.93 km2 (3.06 sq mi) |
|Population||234. 2011 Census|
|– density||31/km2 (80/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||47 miles (76 km) NE|
|Shire county||West Sussex|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||GU29 0|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
Bepton is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. According to the 2001 census it had 104 households with a population of 249 of whom 117 were economically active. The village is about three miles (5 km) south-west of Midhurst.
In 1086 Bepton was recorded in the Domesday Book as being called Babintone, held of Earl Roger by Geoffery. In 1931 its population was recorded as 292. In 1953 as a parish of 1,910 acres (7.7 km2).
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The nearest railway station is eight miles (13 km) west of the village, at Petersfield.
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-  'Bepton', A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 4: The Rape of Chichester (1953), pp. 41–3. Date accessed: 9 March 2007.
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