Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for IPING

IPING, a parish, with a village, in Midhurst district, Sussex; on the river Rother, 2½ miles WNW of Midhurst r. station. Post town, Midhurst. Acres, 1, 925. Real property, £1, 710. Pop., 404. Houses, 59. The property is divided among a few. The manor was known at Domesday as Epinges; belonged, in the time of Edward I., to Richard de Amundeville; passed, in 1381, to Henry Hussee, Lord of Harting; was granted, in the time of Henry VIII., to Sir Henry Audley; went by sale, in 1784, to the Earl of Egremont; passed, in 1800, to Lord Spencer; and belongs now to Sir Charles Hamilton, Bart. The living is a rectory, united with the p. curacy of Chithurst, in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £314. Patron, Lord Leconfield. The church is early English; comprises nave, chancel, and transepts, with a tower; and was rebuilt in 1840, and improved in 1859. There is a national school.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish, with a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Iping CP/AP       Midhurst PLU/RegD       Sussex AncC
Place names: EPINGES     |     IPING
Place: Iping

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