Lower Beeding  Sussex


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

BEEDING (Lower), a parochial chapelry in Horsham district, Sussex; in St. Leonard's forest, on the Mid Sussex railway, near Faygate station, 5 miles ENE of Horsham. It has a post office under Horsham. Acres, 9,675. Real property, £5,466.-Pop., 1,149. Houses, 172. There are several good residences. ...

Many cottages, occupied by labourers employed in the reclamation of waste land, have been erected since 1841. The lands of Bewbush and Holmbush belong ecclesiastically to Upper Beeding. A large brown pottery manufactory is near Holmbush. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Pollard-Oak, in the dio. of Chichester. Value, £135.* Patron, W. E. Hubbard, Esq. The church was built in 1839, and enlarged in 1862. There are a chapel of ease and a national school.

Lower Beeding through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 02nd February 2023

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