Place:


Kingston by Sea  Sussex

 

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

KINGSTON-BY-SEA, a parish in Steyning district, Sussex; on the South Coast railway, and at the mouth of Shoreham harbour, 1 mile E of Shoreham. It has a station on the railway, and a wharf on the harbour; and its post town is Shoreham. Acres, 799. Real property, £2, 168. Pop., 93. Houses, 16. ...


The manor, with Kingston House, belongs to W. P. Gorringe, Esq. Two corn warehouses, large malting houses, railway coke ovens, a ship building yard, bonding warehouses, ponds and quays are here; and a large traffic goes on between the railway station and the harbour. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, 280.* Patron, Lord Leconfield. The church is of the 13th century, but has been completely renovated.

Kingston by Sea through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8743

Date accessed: 21st November 2019


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