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Climping beach at sunset
|Area||6.35 km2 (2.45 sq mi) |
|Population||771 (Civil Parish 2011)|
|• Density||121/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||52 miles (84 km) NNE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
Climping (also spelt Clymping) is a village and civil parish containing agricultural and natural sandy land in the Arun District of West Sussex, England. The parish also contains the coastal hamlet of Atherington. It is three miles (5 km) west of Littlehampton, just north of the A259 road.
A windmill here predates the mid-18th century and survives, unused for wind power, bereft of its sails but kept up and lived in.
Clymping Cricket Club play at the playing field behind the village hall. The club's First XI play in the West Sussex Invitational Cricket League, Division 3 and the Second XI play in Division 10 (West). The club has over 35 registered players.
As of the 2017-18 season, Climping will no longer have a football club, as the club has moved to Littlehampton.
- "2001 Census: West Sussex – Population by Parish" (PDF). West Sussex County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
- Key Statistics; Quick Statistics: Population Density United Kingdom Census 2011 Office for National Statistics Retrieved 21 November 2013
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