Goring by Sea  Sussex


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

GORING, a village and a parish in Worthing district, Sussex. The village stands on the coast, adjacent to the South Coast railway, 2 miles W of Worthing; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Worthing. The parish comprises 1, 977 acres of land, and 205 of water. Real property, £4, 529. ...

Pop., 535. Houses, 114. Goring House is the seat of D. Lyon, Esq. Castle-Goring was long the residence of the Shelleys, from whom sprang the poet Shelley; and passed to Sir G. B. Pechell, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £146. Patron, D. Lyon, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1839, at a cost of £6, 900. There is a national school.

Goring by Sea through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Goring by Sea, in Worthing and Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th May 2021

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