1986 History of Itchenor

  Itchenor is the derivation of the    
 personal name of Icca and Ora meaning 
 a bank or margin.                     
  A small village on Chichester Harbour
 popular with yachtsmen and retaining  
 much of its charm through strict      
 building regulations.                 
  The fishermens cottages in The Street
 retain much of their original appear- 
 ance though most have been modernised.
  The Memorial Hall was built in       
 1951/53 and opened in time for the    
 Coronation celebrations of Elizabeth  
 II.The ground was donated by Mr.S.    
 Graham in memory of his son killed in 
 action during the war. The site       
 includes the village playground.      
  Itchenor Park House was originally   
 built for the 3rd Duke of Richmond as 
 a country retreat in 18th century. The
 farm buildings were originally        
 stabling and quarters for grooms.     
 

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