Ashurst  Sussex


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

ASHURST, a parish in Steyning district, Sussex; on the river Adur, 3½ miles N of Steyning, and 2 SSW of Partridge-Gr. r. station. It has a post office under Hurst perpoint. Acres, 2,355. Real property, £2,701. Pop., 374. Houses, 58. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £268.* Patron, Magdalene College, Oxford. The church is small but good. A fair is held on 16 Oct.

Ashurst through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 08th May 2021

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