Lodsworth

Lodsworth is a small village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It is situated between Midhurst and Petworth, half a mile north of the A272 road. It lies within the Sussex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just to the north of the valley of the River Rother, and a tributary stream the River Lod runs close to the east end of the village.

In the 2001 census the parish covered 12.46 km² and had 282 households with a total population of 690. 298 residents were economically active. The parish is a long thin strip running north to south, from the slopes of Blackdown in the north to Gallows Hill on the border with Graffham south of the River Rother. It includes the hamlet of Lickfold, with a pub beside the River Lod and a triangular green where the road to the top of Bexley Hill meets the Lodsworth to Haslemere road. South of the village there are more houses, a pub and a small factory at Halfway Bridge on the A272.

It has a small Anglican church, Saint Peter's, a pub, the Hollist Arms, and a village hall.

Read more about LodsworthThe Manor House, St. Peter's Well, History, Transport and Industry, Notable Residents, Hamlets

Other articles related to "lodsworth":

Barbara Ward - Later Life
... been Schweitzer Professor of Economic Development for the previous five years and went to live in Lodsworth, Sussex ... The next year she was made a DBE, and in 1976 a life peer as Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, of Lodsworth in the County of West Sussex she and her both hold noble titles in their own ...
Bexleyhill - History
... The name Lodsworth is Anglo-Saxon meaning Lod or Loda’s enclosure, but little is known for certain of the village until after the Norman conquest of England, when the area ... There is no certain reference to Lodsworth in the Domesday Book, although it may have been regarded as part of Grittenham, now part of Tillington but then a much larger settlement ... Lodsworth was part of the hundred of Easebourne, a Saxon administrative area ...