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Didling St Andrew.jpg
Church of St. Andrew
Didling is located in West Sussex
Didling shown within West Sussex
OS grid reference SU836184
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Midhurst
Postcode district GU29 0
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
West Sussex
50°57′34″N 0°48′36″W / 50.95945°N 0.80993°W / 50.95945; -0.80993Coordinates: 50°57′34″N 0°48′36″W / 50.95945°N 0.80993°W / 50.95945; -0.80993

Didling is a tiny village in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It lies on the Treyford to Bepton road 3.5 miles (5.7 km) southwest of Midhurst. It is in the civil parish of Elsted and Treyford.

Parish Church[edit]

The c.13th century church of St. Andrew, known as "The Shepherds' Church" sits a little to the south of the village on the northern slope of Didling Hill. The nave and chancel are of plastered rubble with ashlar dressings. The wooden porch is modern. The church has a single bell dated 1587.[1] The church is known for its simplicity and the fact that it has survived the intervening centuries with very little restoration, with that which has taken place having been sympathetic. Without an electricity supply the church is lit by candles.

The church and village seen from Didling Hill


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