Slaugham

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Slaugham
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Slaugham is located in West Sussex
Slaugham
Slaugham
Slaugham shown within West Sussex
Area 24.32 km2 (9.39 sq mi) [1]
Population 2,226 [1] 2001 Census
2,769 (2011 Census)[2]
• Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
OS grid reference TQ257281
• London 32 miles (51 km) N
Civil parish
  • Slaugham
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HAYWARDS HEATH
Postcode district RH17
Post town CRAWLEY
Postcode district RH11
Dialling code 01444
01293
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
Website http://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) and has a population of 2,226 persons of whom 1,174 were economically active in 2001( census). At the 2011 Census the parish included the villages of Handcross plus 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. 
  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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