Wiston, West Sussex
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Wiston, West Sussex

Wiston House buildings.jpg
Buildings on the estate of Wiston House
Wiston is located in West Sussex
Location within West Sussex
Area13.60 km2 (5.25 sq mi) [1]
Population221 [1]2001 Census
Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTQ143142
London42 miles (68 km) NNE
Civil parish
  • Wiston
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtBN44
Dialling code01903
FireWest Sussex
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
UK Parliament

Wiston is a scattered village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England. It lies on the A283 road 2.8 miles (4.5 km) northwest of Steyning.

The parish covers an area of 1,360 hectares (3,400 acres). In the 2001 census 221 people lived in 86 households, of whom 120 were economically active.[1]


Chanctonbury Ring, a hill fort based ring of trees atop Chanctonbury Hill on the South Downs, lies on the border of the parish and the neighbouring parish of Washington. Chanctonbury Hill is a Site of Special Scientific Interest as an uncommon woodland type on a chalk escarpment, providing habitat for many species including the protected Great Crested Newt.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "2001 Census: West Sussex - Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 2009.
  2. ^ "SSSI Citation — Chanctonbury Hill" (PDF). Natural England. Retrieved 2009. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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