Place:


Rudgwick  Sussex

 

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

RUDGWICK, a village and a parish in Petworth district, Sussex. The village stands adjacent to the Guildford and Horsham railway, near the river Arun, 6 miles N W by W of Horsham; and has a r. station with telegraph, and a post-office‡ under Horsham. The parish contains also the hamlets of Bucks-Green and Haven, and comprises 5, 830 acres. ...


Real property, £4, 805. Pop., 1,068. Houses, 208. The property is much sub-divided. Maybanks and Tismans House are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £260.* Patron, the Bishop of Chichester. The church is a handsome edifice, with a lowtower; and has some fine stained-glass windows, two of which were put up in 1866 as memorials of the late Mr.and Mrs. Braby. I here is a village school.

Rudgwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8968

Date accessed: 21st June 2024


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