Slaugham

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Slaugham
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Slaugham is located in West Sussex
Slaugham
Slaugham
Location within West Sussex
Area24.32 km2 (9.39 sq mi) [1]
Population2,226 [1] 2001 Census
2,769 (2011 Census)[2]
• Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTQ257281
• London32 miles (51 km) N
Civil parish
  • Slaugham
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHAYWARDS HEATH
Postcode districtRH17
Post townCRAWLEY
Postcode districtRH11
Dialling code01444
01293
PoliceSussex
FireWest Sussex
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
Websitehttp://www.slaughampc.org.uk/
List of places
UK
England
West Sussex
51°02′19″N 0°12′30″W / 51.0387°N 0.20824°W / 51.0387; -0.20824Coordinates: 51°02′19″N 0°12′30″W / 51.0387°N 0.20824°W / 51.0387; -0.20824

Slaugham (pronounced "Slaffam")[3] is a village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. It is located 7 miles (11 km) to the south of Crawley, on the A23 road to Brighton. The civil parish covers an area of 2,432 hectares (6,010 acres). At the 2001 census it had a population of 2,226 persons of whom 1,174 were economically active. At the 2011 Census the parish included the villages of Handcross and Warninglid and had a population of 2,769.[2]

In addition to Slaugham the parish contains the settlements of Pease Pottage, Handcross and Warninglid. St Mary's Church, a Grade II* listed building dating mostly from the 12th and 13th centuries and situated opposite Slaugham's village green, serves all four villages.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  3. ^ Swinfen & Arscott 1984, p. 124.
  4. ^ Salzman, L. F. (ed) (1940). "A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 7 – The Rape of Lewes. Parishes: Slaugham". Victoria County History of Sussex. British History Online. pp. 181–186. Retrieved 25 March 2010.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "Detailed record: The Parish of St Mary, The Green (south side), Slaugham, Mid Sussex, West Sussex". Images of England. English Heritage. 2007. Retrieved 25 March 2010.

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