East Lavington House and Church
East Lavington shown within West Sussex
|Area||7.97 km2 (3.08 sq mi) |
|Population||357  2001 Census|
|– density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||45 miles (72 km) *NNE|
|Civil parish||East Lavington|
|Shire county||West Sussex|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
East Lavington, formerly Woolavington, is a village and civil parish in the District of Chichester in West Sussex, England. It is located six kilometres (4 miles) south of Petworth, west of the A285 road.
The parish has a land area of 797 hectares (1968 acres). In the 2001 census 357 people lived in 87 households, of whom 129 were economically active. It includes the settlement of Upper Norwood.
The parish is dominated by Seaford College, a private school which owns 400 acres (1.6 km2). The ancient parish church has become the school chapel.
- "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 12 April 2009.
- "The Lavington Estate Archives". The National Archives. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
- "A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 4, the Rape of Chichester. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1953". British History Online. 1953. p. 65. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
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