Milland

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Milland
Milland Crossroads.JPG
Milland Crossroads
Milland is located in West Sussex
Milland
Milland
Milland shown within West Sussex
Area 20.34 km2 (7.85 sq mi) [1]
Population 891. 2011 Census[2]
• Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
OS grid reference SU838269
• London 44 miles (71 km) NE
Civil parish
  • Milland
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LIPHOOK
Postcode district GU30
Dialling code 01428
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
Website http://www.milland-pc.gov.uk/
List of places
UK
England
West Sussex
51°02′10″N 0°48′22″W / 51.03601°N 0.80607°W / 51.03601; -0.80607Coordinates: 51°02′10″N 0°48′22″W / 51.03601°N 0.80607°W / 51.03601; -0.80607

Milland is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It is situated north of the A272 road on the border with Hampshire.

In the 2001 census the parish covered 5,023 acres (20.33 km2) and had 332 households with a total population of 829 of whom 394 residents were economically active. At the 2011 Census the population was 891.[2]

The village lies along a section of the Chichester to Silchester Way Roman road, almost the only part to have survived in modern use. At the southern end of the village the boundary banks of a mansio, a Roman posting station on the road, are visible.[3][4]

The parish has an Anglican church, St. Luke's, the independent Milland Evangelical Church (MEC) and the disused Tuxlith Chapel which is in the care of a national charity the Friends of Friendless Churches.

Hamlets[edit]

Hamlets within the civil parish include: Borden to the south, Queens Corner and Titty Hill to the southeast, Wardley and Shufflesheeps to the northeast, Ripsley to the northeast and Great Trippetts to the west.

Employment[edit]

Whilst farming and working the land were most important for most people in the past, the Iron and other industries were significant from the Middle Ages.[5]

Estates[edit]

There have been several large estates in the village but none dominant.[6]

Famous Visitors[edit]

Both the Kaiser and Winston Churchill were guests of the Dowager Lady Massereene and Ferrard at Milland Place before the First World War. The Kaiser played racquets despite his withered arm.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 5 May 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Civil parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Margary, Ivan D. (1968). Roman ways in the Weald. Phoenix house. ISBN 0-460-07742-2. 
  4. ^ Petersfield Museum-section on roads
  5. ^ a b Porter, Val (2003). Milland: The Book. Milland: Milland Memories Group. pp. 317 to 324.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Porter" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  6. ^ Porter. p. 108. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Milland at Wikimedia Commons