Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for RACTON

RACTON, a parish in Westbourne district, Sussex; 2¾ miles N N E of Emsworth r. station, and 6¼ W N W of Chichester. It includes the chapelry of Lordington; and itspost-town is Emsworth. Acres, 1, 180. Real property, £1, 306. Pop., 95. Houses, 18. The property is divided among three. The living is a rectory, united with the chapelry of Lordington, in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £183. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Chichester. The church is early English, and contains a fine monument to a Gunter.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Racton AP/CP       Westbourne PLU/RegD       Sussex AncC
Place: Racton

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