HERITAGE

CHICHESTER:

was founded as a Roman camp soon after Emperor Claudius invaded Britain in AD43. Its Roman walls remain protecting the city’s Medieval and Georgian centre.

FISHBOURNE:

Soon after the invasion internationally famous Fishbourne Palace was built. It is the largest private villa built in Northern Europe in recognition of the loyalty towards the Emperor by the local King.

BOSHAM:

The church at Bosham is depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry. It illustrates the journey from Bosham by Harold Godwinson

as he sailed across to Normandy. The daughter of King Canute, who was related to the Godwinson's, drowned and is

buried in Bosham church.

DELL QUAY:

was the official landing place for the Port of Chichester which, in the 14thC was considered the 7th in importance in England.

BIRDHAM:

harbour village was linked to the coastal village of Bracklesham by a Roman road.

SELSEY:

This fishing community has a long rich history dating back centuries. The whole area is home to one of the last surviving examples of the historical Land Settlement Associations.

SECOND WORLD WAR:

The whole region was crucial to the air defences of the nation during the War through the creation of Tangmere and other local aerodromes.

WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US

We need to make as large a public as possible aware of the threats to

this internationally recognised national asset. This is not NIMBYISM.

This is saving an irreplaceable part of our nation for future generations.

We would welcome you, your groups, your school, your parish, everyone,

to register below and help us spread your concerns to the wider world.

All information provided is correct at time of publication, however if you have any comments or suggestions regarding the information or the website in general, please do not hesitate to contact us via the form above or email contact@sosca.org.uk.