Nuthurst

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Nuthurst
St Andrew's Church, Nuthurst, West Sussex - geograph.org.uk - 86085.jpg
St Andrew's Church
Nuthurst is located in West Sussex
Nuthurst
Nuthurst
Nuthurst shown within West Sussex
Area 16.97 km2 (6.55 sq mi) [1]
Population 1,711 [1] 2001 Census
1,777 (civil parish 2011)[2]
• Density 101/km2 (260/sq mi)
OS grid reference TQ192261
• London 34 miles (55 km) NNE
Civil parish
  • Nuthurst
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HORSHAM
Postcode district RH13
Dialling code 01403
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
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UK
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West SussexCoordinates: 51°01′21″N 0°18′03″W / 51.02263°N 0.30076°W / 51.02263; -0.30076

Nuthurst is a village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England. The north of the parish borders Horsham town, with Nuthurst village 3 miles (5 km) south from the border.

Black Horse Inn, Nuthurst village

Parish land area is 4,191 acres (1,697 hectares). In the 2001 census 1,711 people lived in 702 households, of whom 875 were economically active. At the 2011 Census the population had increased slightly to 1,777.[2]

Apart from Nuthurst village, the parish contains dispersed farms and residential properties, the village of Mannings Heath, the largest settlement and the hamlets of Copsale, Monk's Gate, Maplehurst and Sedgwick. Sedgwick Park, approximately 2 miles (3 km) south from Horsham, is a largely 19th-century house but with one wing possibly dating from 1608.[3] In the grounds are the fragmentary remains of the medieval Sedgwick Castle, surrounded by a now mostly dry moat.[4]

The Church of England parish church of St Andrew's is within Nuthurst village, and has links with the nearby St Andrew's C of E–aided school. Public houses in the parish are the Black Horse Inn, Nuthurst village, the White Horse Inn, Maplehurst, and the Dun Horse Inn, Mannings Heath.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 12 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Sedgwick Park". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sedgwick Castle". Pastscape. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 

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