West Sussex Cottage to Let West Marden
The Old Stables is a 5 Star Cottage, one of 2 Quality Cottages in West Marden, near Chichester, Sussex
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|Status:||Ceremonial & Non-metropolitan county|
|Region:||South East England|
- Admin. council
- Total (2004 est.
- Admin. Council
West Sussex County Council
|Members of Parliament|
|Peter Bottomley, Nick Gibb, Nick Herbert, Tim Loughton, Francis Maude, Laura Moffatt, Nicholas Soames, Andrew Tyrie|
- Mid Sussex
is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. The county of Sussex has been divided into East and West since the 12th century, and obtained separate county councils in 1888, but it remained a single ceremonial county until 1974 and the coming into force of the Local Government Act 1972. Also at this time the Mid Sussex region (including Haywards Heath and East Grinstead) was transferred from East Sussex.
The highest point of the county is Black Down, at 280m/919ft. (GR SU919296)
Local government districts
There are seven local government districts within the county of West Sussex:
- Mid Sussex
Towns and villagesSee
- list of places in West Sussex
- :Category:Villages in West Sussex
Places of interest
- Amberley Museum, Arundel Castle, WWT Arundel (a nature reserve of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust)
- Barnham Windmill, Bignor Roman Villa, Bluebell Railway
- Christ's Hospital, an old public school notable for its archaic uniforms and picturesque campus.
- Cissbury Ring & Chanctonbury Ring, ancient hill forts located on the South Downs
- Fishbourne Roman villa
- Lancing Collegea Public School, notable buildings, chapel and campus - and for high academic standards
- Gatwick Airport, Goodwood House
- High Salvington windmill
- Pallant House gallery
- Selsey Bill, Shoreham Airport - the worlds oldest continually-operational airport,
- South Downs Way - a long distance footpath
- Stansted Park
- St Mary's Church, Sompting - an 11th Century Anglo-Saxon church.
- Wakehurst Place
- St Margaret's Church, West Hoathly - an 11th Century Anglo-Saxon church.
- Bosham Church.
History Main article: History of Sussex.
This is a chart of trend of regional gross value added of West Sussex at current basic prices published (pp.240-253) by Office for National Statistics
with figures in millions of British Pounds Sterling.
| Year || Regional Gross Value Added4 || Agriculture1 || Industry2 || Services3|
| 1995 || 8,564 || 208 || 2,239 || 6,116|
| 2000 || 10,576 || 162 || 2,545 || 7,869|
| 2003 || 12,619 || 185 || 2,520 || 9,915|
includes hunting and forestryNote 2:
includes energy and constructionNote 3:
includes financial intermediation services indirectly measuredNote 4:
Components may not sum to totals due to rounding
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