Itchingfield, (West Sussex)

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Itchingfield is a parish in the north corner of West Sussex. There is now only a small hamlet called Itchingfield, the main centre of population is now Barns Green a village 2 miles to the south.

The 12th century parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas. It was restored and a new aisle built in 1866. The nave and chancel are Norman, with several Norman and Decorated windows. The low tower, composed of large blocks of wood, is pinned by wooden bolts.

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Adjoining the church is the interesting priest's house, dating from the 15th century, a resting place for itinerant priests in pre-reformation times, later an almshouse.

This picture shows a house called Sandhills in Barns Green.

Places of worship:

Church details, together with baptism, marriage, monumental inscription & burial records can be accessed by clicking on the church name.

Congregational Chapel, Barns Green

St Nicholas

Census returns:

The OPC Database has no census returns for people residing in this parish yet.


Grid reference: 513500, 128500 ~ View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map or Oldmaps.

Militia records etc:

World War 1 Memorial in Itchingfield Church

Other links relating to this parish:

Itchingfield Parish Council have a great website with photographs and a potted history of the parish.

Poll Registers:

The OPC database contains 24 poll register entries for people entitled to vote in this parish.

1641 Protestation Returns:

There are 63 protestation returns for this parish in the OPC database.


The OPC database contains 4 entries for people associated with this parish mentioned in Gazettes.


There are 23 images depicting this parish in the OPC database.

Postal directories:

The OPC database contains no postal directory entries for this parish.

1851 Post Office Directory for Itchingfield


There are 2 books about this parish in the Sussex OPC Bibliography.

There are 5 articles about this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Collections Index.

There are no people from this parish in the OPC Sussex Archeaological Society Members Index.


The OPC database contains no wills of people who lived in this parish.

The OPC database contains 2 wills which mention this parish.

Interest in this parish:

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