Houghton  Sussex


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

HOUGHTON, a parish in Worthing district, Sussex; on the river Arun, ½ a mile WSW of Amberley r. station, and 3¼ N of Arundel. Post town, Amberley, under Arundel. Acres, 1, 455. Real property, £815; of which £30 are in quarries. Pop., 165. Houses, 35. The property is divided among a few. Houghton Hill commands a fine view to the sea. Barrows are on heights in the W. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Amberley, in the diocese of Chichester. The church is a recent edifice, in the early English style.

Houghton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th May 2022

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