Compton, West Sussex
|Area||17.51 km2 (6.76 sq mi) |
|Population||463. 2011 Census|
|• Density||22/km2 (57/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||52 miles (84 km) NE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
Compton is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex. The village lies on the B2146 road, six miles (9.5 km) southeast of Petersfield, Hampshire and eight miles (13 km) northwest of Chichester. The parish also includes the villages of West Marden and Up Marden.
High ground nearby is known as Compton Down and on a part of the down known as Telegraph Hill there was an Admiralty semaphore station.
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