Climping  Sussex


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

CLIMPING, a parish in Worthing district, Sussex; at the mouth of the river Arun and on the South Coast railway, 1 mile WSW of Arundel and Littlehampton r. station, and 4 SSW of Arundel. It has a post office under Arundel. Acres, 2, 185; of which 380 are water. Real property, £3, 736. Pop., 331. ...

Houses, 50. The property is subdivided. Lands here were held, under Roger de Montgomery, by the Norman abbey of Almenesches and St. Martin at Seez. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £304.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is early English, with circular windows above lancets; and has a Norman tower.

Climping through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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