Sutton, West Sussex

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Sutton is located in West Sussex
Sutton shown within West Sussex
Area 9.20 km2 (3.55 sq mi) [1]
Population 425. 2011 Census[2]
• Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
OS grid reference SU979151
• London 45 miles (72 km) NNE
Civil parish
  • Sutton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district RH20
Dialling code 01798
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
West Sussex
50°55′40″N 0°36′30″W / 50.92767°N 0.60824°W / 50.92767; -0.60824Coordinates: 50°55′40″N 0°36′30″W / 50.92767°N 0.60824°W / 50.92767; -0.60824

Sutton is a village and civil parish in the District of Chichester in West Sussex, England, located six kilometres (4 miles) south of Petworth and east of the A285 road. The parish has a land area of 920 hectares (2272 acres). In the 2001 census 192 people lived in 83 households, of whom 83 were economically active.[1] The 2011 Census population included the village of Barlavington and hamlet of Codmore Hill.

The village has an Anglican church, St John the Baptist, and one pub, the White Horse.


Coates Castle is a Site of Special Scientific Interest within the parish which at one time contained the entire known remaining British population of the field cricket Gryllus campestris.[3][4] The National Trust castle is within the neighbouring parish of Fittleworth.

Notable People


  1. ^ a b "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2009.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  3. ^ "SSSI Citation — Coates Castle" (PDF). Natural England. Retrieved 4 April 2009.
  4. ^ "Endangered cricket reintroduced in South East England". Wildlife May 2010. Retrieved 3 November 2010.
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