Coldwaltham

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Coldwaltham
Coldwaltham Church.JPG
St. Giles Church
Coldwaltham is located in West Sussex
Coldwaltham
Coldwaltham
Coldwaltham shown within West Sussex
Area 8.93 km2 (3.45 sq mi) [1]
Population 845 2001 Census
941 (2011 Census)[2]
• Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
OS grid reference TQ024165
• London 43 miles (69 km) NNE
Civil parish
  • Coldwaltham
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PULBOROUGH
Postcode district RH20
Dialling code 01798
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
West Sussex
50°56′21″N 0°32′38″W / 50.93911°N 0.54389°W / 50.93911; -0.54389Coordinates: 50°56′21″N 0°32′38″W / 50.93911°N 0.54389°W / 50.93911; -0.54389

Coldwaltham is a village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England. It is divided in two by the A29 road and lies 2.4 miles (3.9 km) southwest of Pulborough which has both a railway station on the Arun Valley Line and a bus connection to Worthing. It is around a 30-minute drive from Gatwick Airport. The 2011 Census population included the village of Hardham plus hamlet of Watersfield.

The 13th century Anglican parish church is dedicated to Saint Giles; a rare 11th century gravestone and a simple Saxon font are present on the site. A yew tree near the north west corner is among the oldest in England, believed to be over 3000 years old.[3] There is one pub, the Labouring Man. Sandham Hall is used for village events.

The Church of England primary school shares a headteacher with Amberley School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  3. ^ A Church near You

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