Runcton

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Runcton
Runcton is located in West Sussex
Runcton
Runcton
Location within West Sussex
OS grid referenceSU880024
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District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townChichester
Postcode districtPO20
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West Sussex
50°48′54″N 0°45′05″W / 50.81505°N 0.7514°W / 50.81505; -0.7514Coordinates: 50°48′54″N 0°45′05″W / 50.81505°N 0.7514°W / 50.81505; -0.7514

Runcton is a hamlet in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It lies on the B2166 road 1.9 miles (3 km) southeast of Chichester. Runcton is mentioned in Lemon Jelly's "Ramblin' Man.”

In the 2011 census the population of the hamlet was included in the civil parish of North Mundham.

The village includes local amenities including a farm shop, garden centre, pub, nearby North Mundham primary school and Chichester Free School.

History[edit]

Runcton was in the ancient hundred of Boxgrove and listed in the Domesday Book (1086) as having 26 households (six villagers, five slaves and 15 cottagers). Resources included ploughing lands, two mills and a fishery.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Open Domesday: Runcton". Retrieved 16 June 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Runcton at Wikimedia Commons