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Horseguards pub, Tillington, West Sussex
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Tillington with Upperton & River
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Tillington village is in West Sussex on the Petworth Midhurst section of the A272, one mile to the west of Petworth. The Parish includes the hamlets of Upperton & River with a total combined population of approx. 560.
Tillington is home to All Hallows Church with its unusual Scots crown spire which has been painted by both Constable & Turner. Here also is the Horse Guards Inn, named after the cavalrymen who would stop here when travelling between London and Portsmouth carrying gold for the fleet.
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Photo Gallery - - All Hallows Church - - Maps of Tillington
On A272, 1 mile west of Petworth, West Sussex, UK
Lat-Long:- Tillington 50.989 | -0.628
Lat-Long:- Upperton 50.996 | -0.636
STD code is 01798
postcode is GU28
1841 Census - 947
1861 Census - 908
1991 Census - 530
2001 Census - 501
Tillington Parish Clerk:-
Mrs. J.D. Huggett
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Chichester District Council
West Sussex County Council
Tudor cottage, Tillington - c.2000
Tudor cottage, Tillington - 2000 - click for photos
Tudor cottage, Tillington - c.1900
Tudor cottage, Tillington - c.1904 - click for old photos

British Pathe News
This short old film from 1956 shows Margaret Hazelman with her many dogs, includes a visit to the old Tillington stores.
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All Hallows Church
All Hallows photos
Barham Family
Barry Slemmings
Bartlett, Alfred, family
Blues & Royals photos
Bus timetables
Emigration Project
Festival 2007 photos
Fire Service
Hall, village
Horseguards Inn
Household cavalry visit Tillington photos
Library dates [mobile]
Maps - Tillington & area
Mobile police station
Music, musicians & gigs
Parish Website
Pitshill House
Pitshill Tower
Photographs of Tillington & Uppertonphotos
Upperton Folly photos photos
Vintage Photos
War Memorial

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Tillington Post Office Directory 1867
Tillington Post Office Directory 1851
Census returns for Tillington 1841

Olympic Torch Relay route

16 July 2012
The Torch was carried through Tillington
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The Olympic torch passes through Tillington
Olympic torch goes through Tillington
16 July 2012 - click for video

Miscellaneous articles: -
  Introduction to the area

  Windscreens damaged on A27208 Feb 2011  
  Parking charges for Petworth 07 Feb 2011  
  Victory for Tillington bus shelter Nov 2008  
  New Priest for Tillington Aug 2008  
  fundraising street party Aug 2008  
  War Memorial- B. Slemmings Aug 2006  
  Footpaths dispute around pitshill 2005-08  
  The Fox that got away Feb.1999  
  pumping out at Tillington Court Jun.1999  
  Collecting hay, Pitshill Estate 1924  

reported accidents & incidents

photo:- Colin Smith
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Junction few hundred yards north of Upperton
photo- Colin Smith
Tillington from the air
Tillington from the air - click to enlarge
Tillington school
opened 1838 - demolished 1969
see old sign
Rother Valley Trail link


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Horse Guards Inn Upperton Road, Tillington photo & link 01798 342332
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Little Impressions Cradlers Barn, Upperton e-mail: 0808 1803285
Back-Up Upperton Farmhouse Secretarial Services 01798 344748
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Bryder W & Sons The Gables, Tillington Funeral Directors 01798 342174

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