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Slaugham is located in West Sussex
 Slaugham shown within West Sussex
Area  24.32 km2 (9.39 sq mi) [1]
Population 2,226 [1] 2001 Census
   – density  92/km2 (240/sq mi)
OS grid reference TQ257281
   – London  32 miles (51 km) N 
Civil parish Slaugham
District Mid Sussex
Shire county West Sussex
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district RH17
Post town CRAWLEY
Postcode district RH11
Dialling code 01444
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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Slaugham (pronounced "Slaffam")[2] is a village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. It is located 7 miles (11 km) to the south of Crawley, on the A23 road to Brighton. The civil parish covers an area of 2,432 hectares (6,010 acres) and has a population of 2,226 persons of whom 1,174 were economically active in 2001( census).

In addition to Slaugham the parish contains the settlements of Pease Pottage, Handcross and Warninglid. St Mary's Church, a Grade II* listed building dating mostly from the 12th and 13th centuries and situated opposite Slaugham's village green, serves all four villages.[3][4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Retrieved 10 April 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Swinfen & Arscott 1984, p. 124.
  3. Salzman, L. F. (ed) (1940). "A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 7 – The Rape of Lewes. Parishes: Slaugham". Victoria County History of Sussex. British History Online. pp. 181–186. Retrieved 25 March 2010.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Detailed record: The Parish of St Mary, The Green (south side), Slaugham, Mid Sussex, West Sussex". Images of England. English Heritage. 2007. Retrieved 25 March 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>


  • Swinfen, Warden; Arscott, David (1984). Hidden Sussex. Brighton: BBC Radio Sussex. ISBN 0-9509510-0-5.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Media related to Slaugham at Wikimedia Commons