Ashington  Sussex


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ashington like this:

ASHINGTON, a parish in Thakeham district, Sussex; 4 miles NW of Steyning, and 5 ESE of Pulborough r. station. It has a post office under Hurstperpoint; contains the hamlet of Bunckton; and has fairs on 29 June and 21 July. Acres, 1,273. Real property, £1,509. Pop., 234. Houses, 52. The property is subdivided. The parish is noted for coursing. The living is a rectory united with the curacy of Bunckton, in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £288.* Patron, the Duke of Norfolk. The church is good.

Ashington through time

Ashington is now part of Horsham district. Click here for graphs and data of how Horsham has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ashington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ashington, in Horsham and Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th May 2021

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