Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for SHERMANBURY

SHERMANBURY, a parish in Steyning district, Sussex; 2 miles E of Partridge-Green r. station, and 6 NNE of Steyning. It has a post-office under Hurstper-point. Acres, 1,911 . Real property, £2,389. Pop., 464. Houses, 73. The manor, with S. Park, belongs to Mrs. H. Hunt. Ewhurst was the seat of the Peverels; and has left a gateway, of early Edwardian date. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £387.* Patron, Mrs. Hunt. The church is ancient. There is a girls' school.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Shermanbury CP/AP       Steyning RegD/PLU       Sussex AncC
Place: Shermanbury

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