East Lavington

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East Lavington
East Lavington House.JPG
East Lavington House and Church
East Lavington is located in West Sussex
East Lavington
East Lavington
 East Lavington shown within West Sussex
Area  7.97 km2 (3.08 sq mi) [1]
Population 357 [1] 2001 Census
   – density  45/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid reference SU946162
   – London  45 miles (72 km) *NNE 
Civil parish East Lavington
District Chichester
Shire county West Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PETWORTH
Postcode district GU28
Dialling code 01798
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Chichester
Website http://www.eastlavingtonpc.org.uk/
List of places
West Sussex

Coordinates: 50°56′17″N 0°39′17″W / 50.93806°N 0.65468°W / 50.93806; -0.65468

East Lavington, formerly Woolavington, is a village and civil parish in the District of Chichester in West Sussex, England.[2] It is located six kilometres (4 miles) south of Petworth, west of the A285 road.

West Lavington was formerly an exclave of Woolavington.[3]

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.


  1. ^ a b "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 12 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "The Lavington Estate Archives". The National Archives. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "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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