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St Andrew's Church
Nuthurst is located in West Sussex
 Nuthurst shown within West Sussex
Area  16.97 km2 (6.55 sq mi) [1]
Population 1,711 [1] 2001 Census
   – density  101/km2 (260/sq mi)
OS grid reference TQ192261
   – London  34 miles (55 km) NNE 
Civil parish Nuthurst
District Horsham
Shire county West Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HORSHAM
Postcode district RH13
Dialling code 01403
Police Sussex
Fire West Sussex
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Horsham
List of places
West Sussex

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Nuthurst is a village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England. The north of the parish borders Horsham town, with Nuthurst village 3 miles (5 km) south from the border.

File:Black Horse Inn Nuthurst East Sussex England.jpg
The Black Horse Inn, Nuthurst village

Parish land area is 1697 hectares (4191 acres). In the 2001 census 1711 people lived in 702 households, of whom 875 were economically active.

Apart from Nuthurst village, the parish contains dispersed farms and residential properties, the village of Mannings Heath, the largest settlement, and the hamlets of Copsale, Monk's Gate, Maplehurst, and Sedgwick. Sedgwick Park, approximately 2 miles (3 km) south from Horsham, is a largely nineteenth–century house but with one wing possibly dating from 1608.[2] In the grounds are the fragmentary remains of the medieval Sedgwick Castle, surrounded by a now mostly dry moat.[3]

The Church of England parish church of St Andrews is within Nuthurst village, and has links with the nearby St Andrews C of E–aided school. Public houses in the parish are The Black Horse Inn, Nuthurst village, The White Horse Inn, Maplehurst, and The Dun Horse Inn, Mannings Heath.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 12 April 2009. 
  2. "Sedgwick Park". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  3. "Sedgwick Castle". Pastscape. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 

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