Wiston, West Sussex
Buildings on the estate of Wiston House
|Area||13.60 km2 (5.25 sq mi) |
|Population||221  2001 Census|
|• Density||16/km2 (41/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||42 miles (68 km) NNE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
The parish covers an area of 1,360 hectares (3,400 acres). In the 2001 census 221 people lived in 86 households, of whom 120 were economically active.
Chanctonbury Ring, a hill fort based ring of trees atop Chanctonbury Hill on the South Downs, lies on the border of the parish and the neighbouring parish of Washington. Chanctonbury Hill is a Site of Special Scientific Interest as an uncommon woodland type on a chalk escarpment, providing habitat for many species including the protected Great Crested Newt.
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