Stedham with Iping
|Stedham with Iping|
|Stedham with Iping shown within West Sussex|
|Area||10.81 km2 (4.17 sq mi) |
|Population||767. 2011 Census|
|• Density||75/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||45 miles (72 km) NE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||GU29 0|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
Stedham with Iping is a civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It is approximately two miles (3 km) west of Midhurst and comprises the two villages of Stedham and Iping. There are two churches in the parish: St James in Stedham and St Mary in Iping. Its watermill (now disused) was used for the production of blotting paper.
In the 2001 census the parish had an area of 11 km² (2,671 acres) and had 346 households with a total population of 814. 413 residents were economically active. The population at the 2011 Census was 767.
The most famous literary connection is with one of the stories of H. G. Wells. "The Invisible Man" begins when the bandaged invisible man comes to Iping to rent a room. He eventually gets found out and has to fight the scared villagers to get away.
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