Upper Beeding  Sussex


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

BEEDING (Upper), a parish in Steyning district, Sussex; on the River Adur, near Bramber r. station, and 1½ mile E of Steyning. It has a post office, of the name of Beeding, under Hurstperpoint. Acres, 3,847. Real property, £5,356. Pop., 553. Houses, 118. The property is subdivided. ...

A small Benedictine priory was founded here about 1075; belonged to the alien monastery of Salmur; and passed to Magdalene college, Oxford. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £112. Patron, Magdalene college, Oxford. The church is good, and there is a national school.

Upper Beeding through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th May 2021

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