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1. Tandridge District – The area has several woodlands and some open heathland. Elevations above sea level range from 267 m at Botley Hill, the district council offices are in Oxted, the second biggest settlement in the district. It is named after a village and slope on the south slope of the North Downs. Tandridge hundred, a local government district, covered roughly the same area. By the late 19th century, hundreds were no longer relevant, the district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by the merger of Caterham and Warlingham urban district and Godstone Rural District. Since 2000, civil parish once again cover the district. The district is not currently twinned, but one of its towns, Lingfield, is twinned with Plaisance-du-Touch, Toulouse, France. Elections to Tandridge District Council are held in three out of four years, with one third of the 42 seats on the council being elected at each election. From the first election in 1973 to 1990 the Conservative party controlled the council and this changed at the 2000 election when the Conservatives regained a majority, which they have held since. As of the 2014 election the council is composed of the councillors, - Community Services - leisure, refuse collection, recycling, public toilets, litter. Licensing Overview & Scrutiny - corporate strategy, performance indicators, Best Value, planning Policy - Local Plan, Land charges, building control, environmental health. Resources - Finance, community safety, Council Tax, benefits, business rates, standards - councillors code of conduct. Each civil parish is named one of its towns or villages which has been established around an Anglican church. All other settlements/neighbourhoods with their own Anglican church or chapel and therefore traditionally in England defined as a village are marked with an asterisk, a double asterisk indicates the locality has a church hall used as a Church of England church. One chapel in Limpsfield ecclesiastical parish and civil parish has no adjoining settlement, list of places of worship in Tandridge District Council website
2. Bletchingley – Bletchingley is a village in Surrey, England. The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Tandridge hundred, the settlement appears in the Domesday Book as Blachingelei. It was held by Richard de Tonebrige and its Domesday Assets were,3 hides,14 ploughs,17 acres of meadow, woodland worth 58 hogs. Also 7 houses in London and Southwark, in 1225 there is mention of Bletchingley as a borough. In the Middle Ages a borough was created by either the King or a Lord as a potentially profitable element in the development of their estates. It appears that after the 14th century Bletchingley began to lose its importance as a borough, the village retained its status as a parliamentary borough and elected two members to the unreformed House of Commons. By the time of the Industrial revolution, it had become a rotten borough, the house at Place Farm formed the gatehouse of Bletchingley Place, a great Tudor house, which Anne of Cleves occupied after her marriage to Henry VIII was annulled. There are nine buildings that date back to the 16th century in the area of the village around its High Street of 90 or so houses. The nearest railway station, Nutfield, is about 2 miles away in South Nutfield, the Greensand Way runs fairly centrally through the parish, immediately south of the main village street which is part of the A25 road. St Mary the Virgin Church is just north of the crossroads of the village, four of the monuments in the churchyard are listed at Grade II, all of them tombs. Pendell House was designed for Richard Glydd by Inigo Jones to a symmetrical plan, on one of the chimney stacks is the date 1636. Glydd died in 1665, and his grandson John, an MP for Blechingley and he died without issue in 1689, and his mother and sister Ann Glydd sold the house to Andrew Jelf, who was succeeded by Captain Andrew Jelf, R. N. His daughters sold it to Joseph Seymour Biscoe in 1803 and he sold to John G. W. Perkins in 1811. On the intestate death of his son John Perkins in 1846 it was the share of his sister, who left it to her sisters grandson Jarvis Kenrick and this is a Grade I listed building, the highest category of architectural listing in the country. Above this is a coped parapet partially obscuring a plain tiled roof with stone coped gables. Only 0.6 miles north of the village, reached by the road at the east end of the churchyard, is Brewerstreet Farm, the house is a two-storey, partly slate-roofed structure that underwent a complete transformation about the middle of the 18th century. In one of the rooms is a stone fireplace with a moulded four-centred head. Grade II listed, the house has three diagonal 17th century chimney stacks to the old left section at the point where it meets the new, in keeping, its central doubled glazed doors has a Doric fluted pilaster surround under flat porch hood
3. Burstow – Burstow is a village and civil parish in the Tandridge district of Surrey, England. Smallfield is 2.5 miles ENE of Gatwick Airport and the M23 motorway,7.5 miles southwest of Oxted and 1.8 miles east of Horley. Crawley is a large commercial town,3.7 miles southwest of Burstow and 5 miles southwest of Smallfield. Towards the outside of the London commuter belt, some residents commute to the capital by road or rail from here as London is 24.5 miles to the north or Horley railway station is accessible. Burstowe and Burghstowe appear in the, Byrstowe appears in the 15th century, no artefacts are held in or referred to in the Surrey Archaeological Society predating the Anglo Saxon era in this parish. A Charter of in 1247 gave the free warren, weekly markets. In 1366 the reversion of the manor was given by Richard de Burstow to Sir Nicholas de Loveyne before passing to his son-in-law, Sir Philip St Clere. When Sir Philip St. Clere died in 1408, very shortly after his wife and his second son placed the manor in trust to three trustees for his heirs benefit in order to defraud the King of the fee which was payable annually on the manor. His son-in-law Sir John Gage died in possession of the manor in 1475, which passed in turn to his son William and then to Williams son, who was another Sir John Gage. His grandson sold the manor to Sir Edward Culpepper of Wakehurst holding it from 1614-40 when his son Sir William Culpeper, 1st Baronet of Wakehurst inherited it and became a Baronet. Then Thomas followed by his son John Hugh Bainbridge, by 1870 it was acquired by Henry Kelsey of Burstow Park, on death in 1888 Alfred Howard Lloyd held the manor until at least 1911 and also bought Burstow Lodge. Burstow Park was a possession of the manor of Wimbledon. Hubert who was Archbishop of Canterbury until 1205 was mentioned as seized of this manor in a Charter relating to land to the south of Burstow Park. A commission was issued in 1328 against evildoers who had entered the parks of his manors at Croydon, Wimbledon, Wyke, in 1531 Burstow Park was leased to Sir John Gage for 80 years, reserving the deer to the Archbishop until the following Christmas. Thomas Cranmer exchanged the Wimbledon manor with Henry VIII in 1535, remaining due to her, which she then obtained from the next buyers, William Bowes and others. Passing by Quarles, Turner and Infield, Falconer and Payne in whose possession a park is mentioned as existing in 1649. Burstow Park is considered the house of Burstow Court Manor, as well as of Burstow Park. And in suit of manorial court, John de Wyshams manor of Redehall consisted in 1332 of 1 messuage,160 acres of land,6 acres acres of meadow, and 22s
4. Caterham – Caterham is a town in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England. The town is divided into two, Caterham on the Hill, and Caterham Valley, which includes the main town centre in the middle of a dry valley. The town lies close to the A22,21 miles from Guildford and 6 miles south of Croydon, Caterham on the Hill is above the valley to the west. Due to its proximity to London, Caterham is a town, with small-to-medium-sized businesses of its own. It has a significant area of retail and restaurants in Caterham Valley as well as pubs dotted throughout, with close ramparts forming two or more lines, archaeologists describe the fort as a large multivallate hillfort at War Coppice Camp. Its inner bank is about 0. 5m wide and 0. 4m high with a ditch 7m wide and 0. 3m deep situated 2m below its crest, to the west of the ditch is the second bank, 8m wide and 0. 5m high. Beyond this the second ditch has become completely infilled over the years but survives as a buried feature approximately 8m wide, traces of a second, slighter terrace are situated further down the slope, representing evidence of additional scarping. The defences to the north east include an inner bank 5m wide and up to 0. 5m high from the interior, beyond this is a counterscarp bank 6m wide and up to 1m high. A 35m long section of a ditch, which has become partially infilled over the years. In the southern and south areas of the monument, sections of the hillfort have been disturbed by later quarrying activity. The town lies within the Anglo-Saxon feudal division of Tandridge hundred, caterhams church of St Lawrence is of Norman construction and retains a rector as its incumbent. In the reign of King John, Roger son of Everard de Gaist gave this including its church lands to the monastery of Waltham Holy Cross, everards grandfather was Geoffery of Caterham who gave land to his son in the 12th century. This monastery ran the glebe as a manor, receiving a grant of free warren in their lands of Caterham in 1253. Porkele had been included in the manor given to Waltham Abbey. His heirs sold them on the dissolution to Lord Berners who died in debt in 1533 resulting in bona vacantia and seizure by the Crown. Then in 1615 her daughter Frances Leveson gave the rest of that lease, due the tenants attainder to Sir Edward Barrett, George Ede purchased this massive estate in 1612 and it passed to Jasper Ockley in 1616. De Stafford School in Caterham on the Hill occupies a part of the estate and is named after the earlier known owner. Adjoining Sunnydown School, state-run, is at what was Portley House and is for education for boys with a Statement of Special Educational Needs
5. Chaldon – Chaldon is a village in Surrey, England, high on the North Downs immediately west of Caterham. Chaldon is centred 1.5 miles WSW of Caterham on the Hill,15, prior to this period of human history, White Hill on the borders of Chaldon and Caterham has yielded neolithic flints. The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Wallington hundred, in the Domesday Book the manor of Calvedone appears in Wallington hundred rendering £4 to its lord Ralph Fitz Turold holding it as was most of the hundred of Bishop Odo of Bayeux. Prior to the conquest it had held by the Saxon lord Dernic of King Edward. It consisted of two hides, land for two lords plough teams and a church, an inscribed stone dedicates a pond for use by residents not animals dated to the late 18th or early 19th century illustrates the lack of water in the village during summer months. 11s 3d, however as rector retaining a glebe of 31 acres, a tower and spire were added to the church in 1843 from a bellcote before. In 1848 the population was 197 and the population in 1901 was only 266 and it consisted of more than the church. Chaldon has received by locals the epithet Little Switzerland because of the microclimate resulting in heavier snowfall here than in other parts of the region when there is snow in Winter. Caterham-on-the-Hill is centred 1.5 miles ENE of Chaldon and London is 15.8 miles north, thereafter it became part of the Caterham & Warlingham Urban District until 1 April 1974 when the major local government reorganisation brought Chaldon under the newly formed Tandridge District. For the purposes of elections, Chaldon became part of the Eastern Division of the Surrey county constituency upon its creation in 1832. It moved to the Mid Division in 1867, to the South Eastern Division in 1885, to the Reigate Division in 1918 and to the East Surrey Division in 1948 where it remains to this day. As to ethnicity,97. 3% of the population identified themselves as being white,0. 5% as mixed,1. 0% as of Indian descent, and 1. 5% as other of the three main categories. In terms of religion,80. 1%% of the population responded as being Christian,0. 6% as Muslim,2. 0% other religions,11. 1% as atheist and 6% declined to answer. 9% in higher professional occupations. The average level of accommodation in the composed of detached houses was 28%. The proportion of households in the parish who owned their home outright compares to the regional average of 35. 1%. The proportion who owned their home with a loan compares to the average of 32. 5%. The remaining % is made up of rented dwellings, along the north street, Church Lane, is a line of houses ending with the Church Green. Here is a cluster of five listed buildings including the two most highly ranked listed buildings plus farm outbuildings
6. Chelsham – Chelsham is a village in the civil parish of Chelsham and Farleigh and the Tandridge District of Surrey, England. It is located in the Metropolitan Green Belt,15.3 miles from London,3 miles from Oxted and 23.8 miles from Guildford, flint implements and flakes are not uncommon in Warlingham and Chelsham, evidence of a neolithic population frequenting the area. Near Chelsham Court Farm are the foundations and walls of a Romano-British villa and its domesday assets were,1 church,11 ploughs, from customary dues 1 hog. Three manors existed at times, Chelsham Watevile, Chelsham, also known as Chelsham Court, medieval earthworks in Holt Wood and Henley Wood are thought to be associated with these. From first being held by Robert de Watevile of de Clare its tenancy passed to Walter de Godstone in 1284, to this manor, the manors of Chelsham Court and Titsey paid annual rents of 4s. Respectively with suits of court, reliefs and heriots, and Bardolfs Court paid yearly a bushel of grain called Park Corn as at 1428. His daughter Helen who married Richard Knyvett may have passed it to Helens sister husband, that is Katherine Hardings husband Richard Onslow, in any case, it became united in the 17th century with the Uvedales who ran Chelsham Court. In 1306 Reginald de Chelsham and Dionisia his wife were holding the manor, andrew Peverel inherited it from next owner John de Ifield. In 1428 John Uvedale had already acquired Chelsham Court, knight Sir William Uvedale died here 1525. Esmé Francis Wigsell Arkwright held it in 1911 and this small manor passed, by heirs confirmation of their fathers gift, in 1243-4 to Tonbridge Priory. On Wolseys fall from grace, for a brief period Henry granted it in a land-swap to Sheen Priory, until he dissolved that priory in 1539, when its tenant William Hardyng, who paid a rent of 13s. In 1539 this rent was granted by the king to John Gresham, on his death in 1556 it passed to his wife Katherine and their son William, Beatrice widow of the latter holding it in 1604. By a deed dated 9 January 1598 she had settled it after her death on her daughter Cicely, wife of Sir Henry Woodhouse, for life, later the estate was sold in parcels to various people, about 120 acres being now part of Chelsham Court Farm. The house formerly known as Rowholt is now called Ledgers Park or Ledgers Farm, the present house is Victorian, but close to it are the remains of a moat round the site of an older house. Warlingham Common, a tract of common land was inclosed in 1866. It cost £200,000 to lay out grounds and erect the buildings, in 1911 gravel diggings were present as a form of small industry within the Worms Heath and Elmes & Son had plant nurseries at Langhurst. Its most important homes were Ledgers Park and Chelsham Lodge, as by 1911 Chelsham Place had become a farmhouse, together with Farleigh the total population of the civil parish was 356 as measured by the 2001 census. Chelsham lies high and commands views for a distance, including over London
7. Chelsham and Farleigh – Chelsham and Farleigh is a civil parish in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England. Other than the villages of Chelsham and Farleigh, the parish includes the hamlet of Fickleshole. The parish was created on 1 April 1969 as an amalgamation of its two named small villages, Farleigh was an ancient parish and Chelsham was a chapelry of the parish of Warlingham, both within the Tandridge Hundred of Surrey. Both became civil parishes in the Godstone poor law union, and were part of the Godstone registration, when the Godstone Rural District was created in 1894 it included the parishes of Chelsham and Farleigh, each with a parish council. In 1933 as part of a county order, Farleigh parish was transferred to Coulsdon and Purley Urban District. As part of the review 653 acres of Chelsham parish was transferred to Caterham and Warlingham Urban District,38 acres of Farleigh parish was transferred to the County Borough of Croydon in 1936. In 1965 Coulsdon and Purley Urban District was abolished and Farleigh became part of the London Borough of Croydon in Greater London, however, some adjustments were made to the Greater London boundary and the civil parish of Chelsham and Farleigh was created on 1 April 1969. It was formed as a parish in Godstone Rural District, as an amalgamation of the parish of Chelsham with the parish of Farleigh. Chelsham parish was 2,703 acres in 1961 and Farleigh was 1,013 acres in 1951, Godstone Rural District was abolished on 1 April 1974 and the civil parish became part of the Tandridge District. Chelsham and Farleigh Parish Council is the council for the parish. The council meets at Farleigh Hall, in Farleigh and it is divided into the two wards of Chelsham and Farleigh. Chelsham ward elects five councillors and Farleigh ward has two councillors, the parish clerk is M S Turner. For elections to the Surrey County Council the parish is part of the Warlingham electoral division, for elections to the Tandridge District Council the parish is part of the Warlingham East and Chelsham and Farleigh ward, electing three district councillors. The civil parish is 1,491 hectares and it is located approximately 14 miles south-southeast of central London and is adjacent to the Greater London boundary in the northwest, north and east. It is predominantly open land in the Metropolitan Green Belt. The parish includes the settlements of Chelsham, Farleigh and Fickleshole, the boundaries abut the built-up areas of New Addington and Selsdon to the north, Warlingham and Woldingham to the west, and Biggin Hill to the east. Postal addresses in the fall under the CR6 postcode district of the Warlingham post town. The average level of accommodation in the composed of detached houses was 28%
8. Crowhurst, Surrey – Crowhurst is a civil parish and dispersed village in a rural part of the Tandridge district of Surrey, England. The nearest town is Oxted,3 miles north, rated two architectural categories higher than the medieval church is the Renaissance manor, Crowhurst Place, which is a Grade I listed building. The parish church is dedicated to St George, and is architecturally Grade II listed, mostly built from the 12th to the 15th centuries, has a chancel that was repaired, the spire was rebuilt after a fire in 1947. There are wall monuments to Justinian Angell and Margaret Gainsford, a larger tomb chest is of John Gaynesford. Crowhurst Place is a timber-frame Grade I listed house, partly built 1425–1450 and it faces the east and is surrounded by a moat. The property was conveyed for the Gainsford family of the manor who held it from 1418, having acquired it from John atte Hall and Joan. John Gainsford, who died in 1450, had a younger son William, Knight of the Shire for Surrey in the year of his fathers death, the Rev. George Gainsford, of this line, retiring as vicar of Hitchin, bought Crowhurst Place about 1905. He died in 1910, and his son the Rev. G. B, the place-name Crowhurst, first recorded in 1189 in various forms similar to those of the next century Croherst and Crauhurste, simply means crow wood. The Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Tandridge hundred of decreasing use throughout the period, used to be a forum for elders. The Domesday Book has no record of the place and it was then no doubt part of Oxted, to which the manor was subordinate. The dedication of the church to St. George indicates a consecration not earlier than the third Crusade, in 1338 Robert de Stangrave and Joan his wife conveyed the manor to John Gainsford and Margaret his wife. Three other manors existed, Atgrove, Chellows and Rugge, owen Manning suggests that the name Atgrove survives in Blackgrove Farm, the property of the Gainsford family at the time of his book on Surrey in 1706. In an iron-producing area, the monuments include one cast-iron grave slab. In the churchyard in 1911 was a hollow short yew tree measuring about 33 feet in diameter, early in the 19th century a bench was fixed inside the tree, with seating for about twelve people. An iron cannonball found in the middle of the tree is preserved there. The first neighbourhood has a hall, whereas the second has a house by a T-junction facing the path. Crowhurst had a population in 2001 of 349, the next census, in 2011, recorded 281 people living in 119 households. The accommodation in the parish included detached houses, and apartments, the proportion of households in the civil parish who owned their home outright compares to the regional average of 35. 1%
9. Dormansland, Surrey – Dormansland is a large village and civil parish with a low population approximately one mile south of Lingfield in Surrey, England. It was founded in the 19th century and is bordered on the east by the county of Kent and on the south by West Sussex and East Sussex, the nearest town is the large town of East Grinstead, immediately across the West Sussex border. It is a civil parish approximately one mile south of Lingfield. The nearest town is the town of East Grinstead, immediately across the West Sussex border which adjoins Dormans Park. The highest point of the south-east of Surrey is here, Dry Hill,172 metres above sea level — an outcrop of the Low Weald, the Prime Meridian passes through the parish, just west of its centre. London is centred 25 miles north, the earliest known settlement in the parish was at Dry Hill, dating from approximately 500BC. The camp lay at the junction of trackways from the north, a hamlet of Lingfield derived from Richard Derman who is recorded owner of part in 1435, with Dermannysland appearing in the manorial rolls in 1489. Beacon Heath in the south of the parish, on a knoll, is said by tradition to have been the site of a fire beacon. Robert Kerr, its architect, was principally a house designer in the mid-late 19th century, an interim period of many years saw the hamlet referred to as Bellagio or Bellaggio until the late 19th century. Until the enclosure of the Lingfield Commons in 1816, Dormansland consisted of a few farms, a Baptist Chapel was built in 1796, and a National School in 1851. By the opening of the Dormans railway station in 1884 the village had most of its modern layout, the church of St John the Evangelist was built in 1883 to a design by Arthur Blomfield and consecrated in 1884. The ecclesiastical parish was created from part of the Lingfield parish the next year, in the following century small housing estates were built on farmland in the parish, close to the existing development to create a clustered village surrounded chiefly by its own farmland. The civil parish was created from part of Lingfield in 2000 and is on a larger basis than the ecclesiastical parish, the Dormans Park Estate has its origins in the late 19th century when the land was bought by the Bellaggio Estate Company. The new railway station made the area accessible from London. The estate grew steadily during the early 20th century subject to restrictive covenants to keep large plots in a wooded setting. Dormans Park was added to the parish in 1921, current residents include Peter Andre, and Teletubbies creator Anne Wood. Young Epilepsy is within the definition of Dormansland, the average level of accommodation in the region composed of detached houses was 28%, the average that was apartments was 22. 6%. The proportion of households in the parish who owned their home outright compares to the regional average of 35. 1%
10. Farleigh, Surrey – Farleigh is a village in the civil parish of Chelsham and Farleigh in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England. It is located in the North Downs AONB and the Metropolitan Green Belt,4.5 miles south east of Croydon,13.4 miles south of London and 25 miles WNE of Surreys county town, Farleigh lay within the Anglo-Saxon feudal division of Tandridge hundred. Farleigh appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as the manor of Ferlega and it was held by Robert de Wateville from Richard Fitz Gilbert. Its domesday assets were, ½ hide,2 ploughs,1 ox, judging by the style of the western doorway of St Marys Church, a date about the close of the 11th century is indicated, at least for the building of the first stone church. The present building is of flints, with the original rough yellow plaster or mortar coat outside. In the 13th century the manor belonged to Walter de Merton, the living is a discharged rectory which gives rise to chancel repair liability on the holders of Merton Colleges land. The church is on a site, and consists of a body and chancel only. Charles I in 1634 confirmed the rights of the manor with the advowson and certain woods called Farley Parks, Farley Frith, Popletwood and Hedgegroves. In 1848 area comprised 1,060 acres, of which 690 acres were arable,320 acres woodland, by that time the tithes had been commuted for £177 4s, and the glebe consisted of 28.5 acres. In 1911 Merton college continued to hold the manor, from 1965 to 1969 Farleigh was part of the London Borough of Croydon. Together with Chelsham the total population of the parish was 356 as measured by the 2001 census. The administrative centre of the district, Oxted is below the uplands upon which Farleigh lies,4 miles due south. The highest point of the North Downs, Botley Hill is a slight, gentle rise south of the Chelsham and Warlingham, Croydon Road afterwards veers east and descends the ridge to Westerham, Kent. Two of the seven councillors represent Farleigh and the clerk is Maureen Turner. Surrey County Council, headquartered in Kingston, elected four years, has one representative of the area. David Hodge, leader of the county council is its representative as Chelsham, Fickleshole is mainly used for farming, with stables home to over eighty horses. Fickleshole was established in the sixteenth century. As nearby New Addington to the northeast has been served by Tramlink, roads leading to the hamlet are very narrow with passing places, based on the old roads as used by horse and carts
11. Felbridge – Felbridge is a village and civil parish in the Tandridge district of Surrey with a playing field and Felbridge Nurseries within its focal area, narrowly in West Sussex. Felbridge village forms a settlement with East Grinstead and had 829 homes. Domewood is part of Felbridge civil parish, which was created in 1953, until shortly after 1911, the area was part of the parish of Horne. No reference appears to a separate settlement being here in the Domesday Book of 1086, James son of Edward Evelyn succeeded to the manors of Hedgecourt in the parish of Horne and the estate of Felbridge in 1751. Julia Evelyn Medley, his granddaughter by his first wife, who had married Charles Jenkinson, 3rd Earl of Liverpool held this estate, after Jamess Evelyn wifes death, as late as 1841. By 1911, whereabouts it lost much of its land, amid the economic change, the last resident lord of the manor was Charles Henry Gatty FRSE FLS who died in 1903. Felbridge is centred 7.7 miles south of Oxted,25 miles south of London and 24.7 miles ESE of Surreys county town and it occupies less than one eighth of its district in the extreme mid-south. The east of the village is referred to as Felcourt. Hedgecourt lake is immediately northwest of the centre in the heart of the civil parish. Separating Domewood from the centre are Hedgecourt Lake and small surrounding copses. This listed building marks a tapering triangular intersection between the village centres longest streets, Copthorne Road and Crawley Down road that several times forms the West Sussex boundary. In 1783 James Evelyn chose a large house at Hedgecourt Common - arranging for 1½ acres around it to be enclosed and used as a school, the school opened on 4 November 1783 and was substantially enlarged in 1934. This large, complex, building with part-rounded restaurant in a compact 9 hole golf course forms the southwest outcrop of the parish, in the centre of the village is the Church of England parish church of St John the Divine, designed by William White and built in 1865. This emergency and sheltered housing consisting of 56 homes, mainly two bedroom bungalows but also large apartments, all have fitted kitchens, central heating, attractive sitting rooms and outside seating areas. Whittington College sits in 22 acres acres of parkland with an orchard, lake. This is offered to members of the public, although originally was solely connected to one of the Livery Companies of the City of London. Copthorne Road runs through the centre of the village and links onto the A22 near East Grinstead which is about 2 miles to the southeast, felbridges nearest railway stations are on the Oxted Line. East Grinstead railway station is 1, the area of the parish is 849 hectares
12. Godstone – Godstone is a village and civil parish in the county of Surrey, England. It is centred 6.3 miles east of Reigate at the junction of the A22 and A25 roads, in its far south, it has a railway station, with its own small community South Godstone separated by agricultural land. Two other communities exist tied to Godstone, The Enterdent and Blindley Heath, the Greensand Way and the North Downs Way pass through areas of Godstone. Godstone has a population than Oxted 3 miles east which is the administrative centre of its mid-unit of local government. Westerham, Kent is 6 miles east, the county town of Guildford is 22 miles due west and London is centred 18.1 miles north. The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Tandridge hundred and it is built along a stretch of the London to Brighton Way Roman road, which comes through the high Caterham Gap and continues southward along Tilburstow Hill Road. Godstone initially had a different name, Walkingstead, meaning Wolcens place, from the Old English personal name Wolcen and stede place, homestead, a record of the name from 932 as Wuulicinsted proves this. Another record, undated, shows the name as Wolinstede, suggesting the same etymology, in the Domesday Book of 1086, it was Wachelstede. Thus the suggested etymology is Godas farm, goda was the daughter of Aethelred The Unready. She died in 1055 but the Domesday book of 1086 records the parish as being held by her husband, earlier records have the name listed as Cudeston and Codstune suggesting farmstead of a man called Cōd, as with the Cotswolds, meaning high-forest land of a man called Cōd. In the 1800s stone was quarried Godstone and though the mine isnt in any more. The heart of Godstone consists of two centres, Church Town and Godstone Green, linked by other neighbourhoods, overall the long north-south parish covers 1,806 hectares and through its length of approximately 3 miles the A22 road runs. Church Town, with its old timber framed buildings, is quiet, the Old Packhouse, dating from the 15th century, is the oldest timber framed building in the town. In the 18th Century, brick became the material for house building. St Nicholas Church dominates Church Town, the North aisle was built in about 1845. The churchyard contains a notable sarsen stone marking the grave of Walker Miles whose work in the days of the Ramblers movement contributed to the formation of the Ramblers of Great Britain. Built in a Victorian Tudor/gothic style, they include eight self-contained houses, a wardens house, the flèch-capped chapel and the gables compose a very pretty hamlet. Godstone Green became a centre of roads and vehicles during the growth of wheeled traffic in the 16th century
13. Horne, Surrey – Horne is a rural village and civil parish in the District of Tandridge in Surrey, England. The parish includes the hamlet of Newchapel and is home to the British Wildlife Centre, eastern fields forming a narrow part of the parish are split by the A22 road, a main road to East Grinstead. The civil parish covers 1,419 hectares and is centred 4.6 miles east of Horley,4.2 miles west of Lingfield,8.0 miles SSW of Oxted, and 22.0 miles south-east of Kingston upon Thames. At the 2011 Census the civil parish included the population of Newchapel A British gold coin has been found in Horne, otherwise there are no prehistoric remains, such as are usually found in other Wealden parishes. Horne must have owed such importance as it had later to the iron industry, the earliest reference to Horne by name was in the 12th century. Horne had a chapelry and manor but did not become a parish until 1705, mr. Horne Common was inclosed by an Act of 1810 and an order made on 14 April 1813. Jesus College, Cambridge parted with Horne Court Manor in 1891 to allow a house to be built instead. In 1953 parish boundaries were changed with the part of Horne gaining its own civil parish council, Felbridge, whilst to compensate for this parts of Godstone. A temporary airfield was established to support the Normandy Landings in early 1944 on farmland straddling Bones Lane and it was constructed in three months and used for just seven weeks from May to June 1944. Thereafter it served as a rocket balloon site for a month and was returned to farmland in 1945. The heavily restored church in the heart of the village, dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, has 14th-, the south door dates from 1250, and there is a 14th-century oak screen and 15th-century chancel beams. Considerable restoration was undertaken in 1880, which robbed the building of almost all its archaeological interest and completely destroyed its early history. The oldest feature now remaining is the doorway, which dates from the middle of the 13th century. The British Wildlife Centre lies in the east of the parish, the centre, developed on the site of a former dairy farm, opened in 1997, and participates in captive breeding programmes. The parish except for its far north, yielding sedimentary ironstone, is on the Wealden Clay and was until the 16th century forested, hornecourt Wood by the northern border is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. At the opposite end of the parish, Home Wood also occupies approximately 5% of the land, elevations vary from 115m to 48m above sea level and the parish has several sources of the River Eden, Kent. The proportion of households in Horne who owned their home outright was within 4% of the borough, the average level of accommodation in the region composed of detached houses was 28%, the average that was apartments was 22. 6%. The United Kingdom Census 2011 considered the parish which is within the ward Burstow, Horne and Outwood, the parish borders the extreme south of the two central parishes, Godstone and Limpsfield
14. Oxted – Oxted is a town and civil parish in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England, at the foot of the North Downs north of East Grinstead and south-east of Croydon. Oxted is a town which has a station with direct train services to London. Its main developed area is contiguous with the village of Limpsfield and Hurst Green The source of the River Eden, the settlements of Hurst Green and Holland are also within the civil parish. The town lay within the Anglo-Saxon Tandridge hundred, Oxted appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Acstede, meaning Place where oaks grew. It was held by Eustace II of Boulogne and its Domesday assets were,5 hides,1 church,2 mills worth 12s 6d,20 ploughs,4 acres of meadow, pannage worth 100 hogs. It rendered £14 and 2d from a house in Southwark to its overlords per year. Three mills are mentioned in the inquisition on Roland of Oxted, to a greater or lesser extent these were alienated from the main manor, which had become one of four, before 1689, when they were in the possession of Thomas Causton. In 1712 only one is mentioned as appertaining to the manor, the five manors were, Oxted, Barrow Green, Bursted/Bearsted, Broadham, Stocketts and Foyle. Margaret died in 1460, leaving no children and her husband held the manor until his death in 1485, when it passed to Anne, only child and heir of Thomas Cobham, who had married Sir Edward Burgh. She died in 1526, and her husband, who became distracted of memorie, the original village of Oxted is a small village centred on a short high street with four pubs just off the A25. Oxteds oldest church still provides services, St Marys, was built in a field, upstream from and north-east of the medieval heart of Oxted, near Master Park. The Grade I listed church dates from at least Norman times, with the arrival of the railway in 1884 Oxted boomed in line with Londons trade growth around its station, north-east of Old Oxted), and new buildings created New Oxted. These new buildings were built in the Tudor style, particularly with stucco frontages, all Saints Catholic Church was built in 1913–1928 designed by Arts & Crafts architect James L. Williams. The United Reformed Churchs building followed in 1935, which is listed for its coloured glass, in 2011 The Daily Telegraph listed Oxted as the twentieth richest town in Britain. There is one representative on Surrey County Council, conservative Nick Skellett CBE, There are six representatives on Tandridge District Council with much of Oxted South being Hurst Green, There is also a parish council with 11 members. The Greenwich Meridian runs through Oxted, passing through Oxted School, the north of the parish is within the Vale of Holmesdale, which is drained by four, unconnected rivers. A nearby village is Tandridge, to the southwest, which sits on an edge of the Greensand Ridge, Limpsfield, to the east, is contiguous with Oxted, both have a clustered community with the remainder of the land largely wooded or agricultural. Godstone is to the west and Crowhurst, Surrey to the south, woldingham on the North Downs is to the north
15. Limpsfield – Limpsfield is a village and civil parish in the east of the county of Surrey, England, by Oxted at the foot of the North Downs. The English composer Frederick Delius and orchestral conductor Sir Thomas Beecham are both buried in the churchyard and there are 89 listed buildings. The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon Tandridge hundred, Limpsfield appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Limenesfeld. It was held by the Abbot of Battle Abbey, Sussex and its domesday assets were,1 church,1 mill worth 2s,19 ploughs,1 fishery,4 acres of meadow, woodland worth 150 hogs,2 stone quarries,3 nests of hawks. It rendered £24 per year to its feudal overlords, reginald Mason cited this in 1964 as an outstandingly important early example of a timber framed building in the south of England. In addition it has a shingled spire with wooden cross surmounted. There are approximately twenty medieval buildings within the parish and there are 89 listed buildings, the village heart is in a conservation area and some of the surrounding area is National Trust land including Limpsfield Common. Staffhurst Wood is also within the boundaries and is notable for its bluebells in spring. Limpsfield Chart has a course and cricket club. Limpsfield itself has a team and a tennis club and its current cricket club is a united team with Oxted, named Oxted & Limpsfield Cricket Club with two grounds. The village is served by Oxted railway station, the composer Frederick Delius is buried in St Peters churchyard. Delius was a proponent of post-impressionist modernism. Also, Delius supporter and main performer of his music, Sir Thomas Beecham is buried close by in the same churchyard. St. Peters church is home to the last stained glass windows produced by John David Hayward who lived for many years in nearby Edenbridge. The artist was an important and leading artist in stained glass in the 20th century. One of Johns most famous works is the great west window in Sherbourne Abbey, the civil and ecclesiastical parish area is grouped to the north and south of Hurst Green, Surrey. The built up section is north of Hurst Green and both east and north-east of Oxted, the lowest elevation is 62m at Staffhurst Wood on the south-western parish boundary on the River Eden, Kent and highest is just east of the town centre at Grubstreet Copse at 163m. The M25 motorway is to the north and Junction 6 for Godstone is just 3 1⁄2 miles west, nearby are three national rights of way, Vanguard Way, Pilgrims Way and Greensand Way, the latter two along the hill ranges the North Downs and the Greensand Ridge
16. Lingfield, Surrey – Lingfield is a village, civil parish and post town in the Tandridge district of Surrey, England. Lingfield Park is home to horse racing across a large catchment from Folkestone to Epsom, Lingfield is centred 23.4 miles south of London and lies to the east of the A22 where it runs between Godstone and East Grinstead. The village has a church that is Grade I listed, timber-frame architecture from the Tudor period and century before. The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Tandridge hundred, Lingfield was not listed in the Domesday Book of 1086, but is shown on the map as Leangafeld, its spelling in 871AD. The southern part of the parish is in the old iron district, a forge and a furnace about Copthorne and Lingfield were owned by Lady Gage in 1574, and Clarkes pond and Cooks pond may have been heads for water power to work hammers. Henry Malden wrote in 1911 that Lingfield is mostly. agricultural, the Victoria Memorial Institute was built by subscription in 1901. It contains reading rooms and a library, a parish school and infants school were founded in 1849. The old schoolhouse belonging to a school which Lord Howard of Effingham endowed with £3 a year was sold, the school was rebuilt in 1860. The infants school was carried on in the old building until the latter was rebuilt in 1906, baldwin Hill School was built in 1874 and enlarged in 1898. The Church of St. Peter and St. Paul was rebuilt in 1431 and its collection of brasses and monuments are amongst the finest in England, including the impressive tomb of Reginald de Cobham, 1st Baron Cobham. There had been a church on the site for centuries before the 14th-century building. Listed at Grade I, the highest category of architectural listing, the area around the church has been designated a conservation area as it has many early preserved buildings from the 16th to 18th centuries. In the main street, there is a cross and village cage, unusually highly listed buildings merit mention below. The cage, last used in 1882 to hold a poacher, was built in 1773 and this hall-house is all that remains of the original College. Architecturally this building has Grade II* status, so too does the nearby building Magnus Deo, unusually for an English village, two other buildings are at Grade II* within the village centre, The Old House and The Garth. One secular building in Lingfield has the accolade of a Grade I listing, Pollard Cottage/Pollard House. To the right is Kentish bracing, to the centre flying braces across centre first floor, dragon posts and dragon beams, alongside irregular leaded windows add to the well-surviving display of medieval architecture. In what was the parish until 2000 but is Dormansland civil parish 2 miles east is the site of Starborough Castle, little now remains except parts of its walls, Grade II* listed and the moat, which is stone revetted, waterfilled and in good condition
17. Mercury FM – Mercury FM was a radio station in the Surrey and Sussex area of the United Kingdom that was founded on 20 October 1984 and closed on 25 July 2010. The station broadcast on FM97.5 MHz in Horsham and 102.7 MHz in East Surrey and Crawley and later merged with Heart Sussex to form Heart Sussex, Radio Mercury began airing on 20 October 1984, on 103.6 FM and 1521 AM. A year later, the FM frequency changed to 97.5 in Horsham and 102.7 in East Surrey and Crawley, in 1991 the station merged with County Sound Radio in Guildford to form the Allied Radio plc. It also became known as The Breeze, until the Classic Gold Network took over the AM licence of 1521 kHz, Mercury was renamed Mercury FM after the takeover of the group by GWR, later GCap Media. Before that Mercury lost the County Sound region again, and Eagle Radio took the Surrey 96. 4fm transmitter, the station was incorporated into GCaps One Network of stations, until the merger between GCap and Chrysalis Radio, forming Global Radio. As part of this merger, many of the former One Network stations were rebranded and reformatted under the Heart network. However it was decided that given the proximity of Mercurys coverage area to the existing Heart 106.2 station, it would retain its identity and it was announced, that Mercury FM would become part of the Heart Network. The newly merged Heart Sussex and Surrey launched on Monday 26 July 2010 with the very last Mercury FM programme broadcast the day beforehand, currently, sales operations continue to be run from Crawley
18. Nutfield, Surrey – Nutfield is a village and civil parish in the Tandridge district of Surrey. It lies in the Weald immediately south of the Greensand Ridge and has a station at South Nutfield which is one stop from Redhill. It includes a park, Mercers Park Country Park. The village lay within the Reigate hundred, Nutfield appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Notfelle. It was held by Countess Ida of Boulogne and its domesday assets were,3 hides,1 church,16 ploughs,1 mill worth 2s,10 acres of meadow, herbage worth 12 hogs. It rendered £15 per year to its feudal overlords, at the end of the 12th century, Nutfield was held by Hubert de Anstey and his wife Dionysia, then in 1210 it passed to his son and heir Nicholas de Anstey. There are continuous mouldings to the impressive tower arch. The rubble stone walling is revealed in the chancel, there are two stained glass windows by Edward Burne-Jones. Nutfield Marsh is a community located to the north of the historic east-west route the A25 where the centre is. The parish council has a great number of large photographs displaying buildings. There is one representative on Surrey County Council, conservative Tony Elias whose physically large ward is called Godstone, there are three representatives on Tandridge District Council, The parish council has 8 members. The parish council was set up in 1894 under the terms of the Local Government Act 1894, the councils work ranges from planning applications, allotments, cemetery, meeting and cultural venues, overgrown footpaths to dog fouling. The Metropolitan Green Belt has been used to retain the largely agricultural green belt around the village of Nutfield, at just over a mile, an undulating walk away, is Nutfield railway station in South Nutfield. The A23 has road junctions to the village in Redhill and Salfords to the west, within the bounds of Nutfield is the The Aqua Sports Companys Mercers Park country park. The average level of accommodation in the composed of detached houses was 28%. The proportion of households in the parish who owned their home outright compares to the regional average of 35. 1%. The proportion who owned their home with a loan compares to the average of 32. 5%. The remaining % is made up of rented dwellings, list of places of worship in Tandridge
19. Outwood, Surrey – Outwood is a village in the Surrey weald. It is home to Outwood Mill which was once the oldest working windmill in England and it was damaged in gales in January 2012 and in October 2013. The mill and grounds have been closed to the public ever since, plans to restore the mill seem to have faltered. There are several miles of public, National Trust footpaths and bridleways as well as Outwood Common, there are two main National Trust parking areas. One is opposite the windmill and the other is on the leading to the cricket pitch on Outwood Common. The National Trust holds guided walks at certain times of the year,1542 Earliest known reference to Outwood, the Court Roll refers to the restrictions concerning the felling of timber in Outwood mostly in the parish of Burstow. 1665 The Post Mill was built,1834 The Baptist Chapel, no longer in use, was built. 1869 St John the Baptist Church was built in what was the north of Burstow parish,1870 The creation of the ecclesiastical parish of St John the Baptist, taking parts of Blechingley, Burstow, Horley, Horne, and Nutfield. 1876 The school was opened – now converted into apartments,1887 Outwood Cricket Club was formed and is still active. 1911 The Victoria County History records Abbots Hospital, Guildford, owned land in Outwood 1930 Outwood Drama Society was formed,1929 The village hall was built, called the Lloyd Hall. 2000 Outwood Parish Council was created,2010 Multi-use Games Area, Wells Court built and opened 2014 Lloyd hall closed for new hall to be built on same site. In 1891 the census recorded 586 residents in Outwood in 140 houses, the 2001 census recorded 569 people in 224 homes. The average level of accommodation in the composed of detached houses was 28%. The proportion of households in the parish who owned their home outright compares to the regional average of 35. 1%. The proportion who owned their home with a loan compares to the average of 32. 5%. The remaining % is made up of rented dwellings
20. River Eden, Kent – The River Eden in West Kent is a tributary of the River Medway. The section from its source to where the Gibbs Brook joins it is known as the Broadmead Water. Its name is a back formation deriving from Edenbridge, the town through which it flows. According to the Environmental Change Network, water quality in the Eden is mainly classified as General Quality Assessment Class C, there are other much smaller private sewage treatment works throughout the catchment. The river and its tributaries support coarse fisheries, average flows at Penshurst range from 3.909 m³/s in January to 0.485 m³/s in July. Water to fill Bough Beech Reservoir is pumped from a point just upstream of Penshurst, the River Eden powered a number of watermills. From source to the Medway they were, - This was an old manorial mill, a Roman Villa at Titsey was converted into a fulling mill. TQ404534 51°15′44″N 0°00′41″E The 1868 ordnance survey map identifies the site of this pre-conquest mill from the position of its sluice and this has been renewed and the pond is occasionally in water. This was a Domesday site, the mill at Limenensfeld then being valued at 2s and this mill may take its name from the Tydye/Tidy family. This mill was demolished in 1892, TQ386523 51°15′10″N 0°00′50″W This mill was demolished in the late 18th century, by 1817 the site of the millpond was used for cottages. TQ390513 51°14′55″N 0°00′35″W The surviving corn mill building, now just Oxted Mill, has converted into offices. It dates from 1892-5, although on a site in use much earlier. Originally two buildings, the older one housed a wheel of 12 feet diameter, breadth 5 feet 6 inches. The newer mill, opened on 12 June 1893, was a mill driven by a 4 feet turbine producing 63 horsepower at 63 revolutions per minute. The building was used as a factory for making woodworking tools in the 1950s, TQ397506 51°14′15″N 0°00′08″E A Domesday site. This mill retains its machinery, which dates from c.1860 and is all cast iron, the mill is used as a corporate event centre, and there is a trout fishery nearby. The cast iron waterwheel still turns and this mill stood just downstream of Coltsford mill, it may have been known as Crowherstmelle. TQ418455 51°11′28″N 0°01′49″E Haxted Watermill stands in Surrey close to the borders with Kent and it is a Domesday site and the mill was mentioned in the will of Sir Reginald de Cobham in 1361
21. Tandridge Hundred – Tandridge was a hundred in Surrey, England. It comprised areas in the Tandridge District, the easternmost part of the county, bordering Kent, West Sussex, the hundred has remained unchanged since the Domesday Book of 1086 where it was called Tenrige. Approximately one sixth of all the serfs in Surrey belonged to the Tandridge hundred before the abolition of social status across the country in the early Middle Ages. Custody of the hundred was granted to Thomas Hunt in the reign of James I
22. Tandridge, Surrey – This article is about the village. For the wider district, see Tandridge District, a historic hundred was also called Tandridge. Tandridge is a village and civil parish in Surrey, England and its nucleus is on a rise of the Greensand Ridge between Oxted and Godstone. It includes, towards its middle one named sub-locality, Crowhurst Lane End. In landmarks it has one of the oldest yew trees in the country, a Grade I-listed church, the village is acknowledged locally for its friendly atmosphere and sense of community. There is active use of the hall from the annual Christmas show to many parties. The Village fete and Bonfire events are attended and add to the sense of village community. The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon Tandridge hundred, Tandridge appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Tenrige. It was held by the wife of Salie from Richard Fitz Gilbert and its domesday assets were,2 hides,1 mill worth 4s 2d,14 ploughs,5 acres of meadow, woodland and herbage worth 51 hogs. It rendered £11 per year to its feudal overlords, variant spellings such as in feet of fines include Tenrige, Tanerig, Tanerigge, Tanrich, Tenrig and Tenrugge in the Middle Ages. Godstone until the 19th century cut off a part, Tillingdon. Tandridge Priory This small house of Austin canons was founded, Tandridge Priory in the time of Richard I of England, at Henry VIIIs Dissolution of the monasteries it had possessions valued at £86. In the grounds of the priory are the lids of two stone coffins dug up here, in 1828 some silver and copper coins of Julius Caesar and other Roman emperors were found. Until about 1610 the property was held as part of the manor, due to the Cousins Wars she became widow of Warwick the king-maker and was finally compelled to convey her enormous estates to Henry VII. In 1499 George Puttenham, who was knighted, was lord of the manor. He left it to nephew Bostock Fuller, justice of the peace of Surrey who died in 1626, Tandridge Court was rebuilt in the 20th century and is not a listed building. In 1817 Robert Graeme and Mary his wife conveyed the manor to Charles Hampden-Turner, in John Rocques map of 1761 Woodcocks Hammer is denoted what was the far south of the parish, near Hedgecourt, showing that an iron forge stood there or had once done so. In 1912 the parish was agricultural, but there re brick
23. Tatsfield – Tatsfield is a village and civil parish in the Tandridge district of Surrey, England. It occupies the corner of Surrey, bordering Greater London and Kent, with almost all of its homes on the escarpment of the North Downs. The village area is in a salient of Surrey nudging into Greater London. Biggin Hill is immediately to the north, the boundary with Kent is less than 1/2 mile to the east. The origin of the name is uncertain. The English Place Name Society suggests it is derived from a field or open land belonging to one Tatol The word field denotes a clearing in The Weald, an alternative explanation is that the earliest community began on the hill with church, manor house and rectory. The name could derive from Totehylefelde – meaning a look-out place in a clearing. The appearance of Tot-hyl in a name is a reference to a watch hill and quite possibly to the whole system of Anglo-Saxon civil defence involving beacons, watch hill. Tatsfield appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Tatelefelle, in Anglo-Saxon England, Tatsfield lay within Tandridge hundred. In 1086 it was held by Anschitill de Ros from the Bishop of Bayeux and its Domesday assets were, ½ hide. It rendered 60 shillings to its overlords per year. During the mid 14th century the manor was held by Rhodri ap Gruffudd, brother of the last native Prince of Wales, thus in 1392 a grant of the manor of Tatsfield, which was alleged to have been long-concealed, was made by the Crown to John Maudelyn. In 1416–17 John de Stanyngden or Stalkynden conveyed his rights in the manor to John Uvedale, William Uvedale inherited on his fathers death in 1616. He conveyed the manor to a later Sir John Gresham, before passing under his nephew, from his son and co-heir, Sir Isaac Shard acquired it in 1717. 1759 Isaac Pacatus Shard wanted a sale, his heir William put it up for sale with three farms containing 500 acres let at £190 a year and 40 acres of wood and it was acquired via a Mr Butler by the last in the line of Greshams. Calcotts was a mansion belonging to the collegiate church of Lingfield at the Dissolution of the monasteries worth £3 6s. On the surrender of its master, Edward Colepeper, LL. D. in 1544, the college and its possessions were granted by the king to Thomas Cawarden, a gentleman of the Privy Chamber. In 1560 its heir sold it to, William Lord Howard of Effingham, the latter died on 20 April 1566 and was succeeded by his son Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst
24. Titsey – Titsey is a rural village and a civil parish on the North Downs almost wholly within the M25 London Orbital Motorway in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England. In local government it forms the part of the ward Tatsfield and Titsey. It has no railway stations however one is centred 1.5 miles south-west, approximately half of it land is owned by a charity running the Titsey Place estate, with the remainder being a mixture of common and privately owned woodland and smallholdings. Titsey appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as a village, Ticesei held by Haimo the Sheriff when its assets were,2 hides,1 church,9 ploughs and it rendered £11 per year to its feudal system overlords. The average level of accommodation in the composed of detached houses was 28%. The proportion of households who owned their home outright compares to the average of 35. 1%. The proportion who owned their home with a loan compares to the average of 32. 5%. The remaining % is made up of rented dwellings, in 2011 the ward of the United Kingdom, Tatsfield and Titsey, almost twice its size, had 1,816 inhabitants The parish council clerk is David Innes. Titsey covers a long tract which reaches up the escarpment of the North Downs, specifically to the highest point of the range, Botley Hill. Springs in Titsey, rising at the foot of the scarp of the North Downs, are the source of the River Eden. The north has altitude of around 230 metres north of the ridge of the North Downs where the North Downs Way passes through the parish and it is a dispersed settlement bordering Farleigh to the north and the London Borough of Bromley to the north-east. Biggin Hill north-east across the centre of Tatsfield. The boundary with Kent is centred 1.5 miles east, Titsey has two post towns depending on exact location. Media related to Titsey at Wikimedia Commons Explore Britain — Titsey Wood Parish Council Clerk — contact details Nore Hill Chalk Pinnacle - Surrey Wildlife Trust
25. Warlingham – Warlingham is a village in the Tandridge district of Surrey, England,14.2 miles south of the centre of London and 22.3 miles east of the county town, Guildford. Warlingham is the centre of a parish that includes Hamsey Green. Caterham is the nearest town,2.0 miles to the southwest, the name is probably derived from The homestead of the followers of Waerla. Flint implements are not uncommon, and reputed eoliths have been found in the pebble beds near the village centre, in 1909 several cinerary urns of late Celtic date were found near the road towards Worms Heath, one of them contained bones. In several places are depressions which may have been pit houses, Two of these are in the grounds of Bryn Cottage. The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Tandridge hundred. Its rectorial estate, glebe and rectory was from early times acquired by the manor, which was held by a priory, under manorialism three manors owned virtually all of the land, Warlingham, Crewes/Carewes and Westhall. In the 13th century a lawsuit with the Abbey of Hyde over the boundary of their Sanderstead manor took place, in 1591 his grandson sold it to John Ownstead, though this was not done until Elizabeth I received her fine for her licence on conveyance for transferring the property. Later this manor descended to Rev. Atwood Wigsell of Sanderstead Court in the 18th century, a royal grant of free warren followed in 1375 to the lord of this manor. Later medieval owners included the Huscarl, Delamere and Saunders families leading up to the Dissolution/Reformation, Sir Edmund Walsinghams son was left the manor by his sister who married the then owner, Sir Thomas Walsingham, from whom it passed to his second son who sold it. Its purchaser was Edward Weston, who was followed as owner by Garrett Weston, and his son-in-law, Michael Wilkins, only two years later Humphrey Gould sold it to Richard Rochdale, citizen and brewer of London. Westhall Manor William Rede exchanged his Oatlands Palace for Tandridge Priory including this manor with King Henry VIII, Sir Robert Clayton of Marden, Godstone and of Bletchingley held this from 1674-1707. His nephew, Sir William Clayton, inherited his estates and, after this, All Saints Churchs present building dates back to around the year 1250. The church is built of flint rubble with dressings, partly rendered. Notable features include a 16th-century wall painting of St Christopher carrying Jesus Christ, local vicars have maintained a preaching that long-serving Archbishop Cranmer began experimenting with the first Book of Common Prayer at this church. A south window contains stained glass depicting the presentation of the first English Prayer Book to King Edward VI by Archbishop Cranmer, in the 14th century the east window was installed, and it has now been renewed in the same pattern by artist J. O. Scott. Its gabled wooden porch has cusped bargeboards, the stone door surround of the south door was rebuilt from pieces in a later restoration. In 1907 a second church was constructed in front of Memorial Park and at the foot of the road to Chelsham, in 1841 Warlingham had 512 inhabitants, a notable resident of the Victorian period was Sir Joseph Swan, inventor of the incandescent light bulb
26. Warlingham Park Hospital – Warlingham Park Hospital was a psychiatric hospital in Warlingham, Surrey. It was located at grid reference TQ373595 in Chelsham and it opened on 26 June 1903 as the Croydon Mental Hospital. This is reputedly the first institution to be called a mental hospital and it is recorded as having been a pioneering centre for psychosurgery. In later years it concentrated on providing psychiatric care rather than being a home for people with mental retardation like the nearby St Lawrences Hospital and this hospital was the first hospital of its kind in 1954 to offer community psychiatric services to patients. The hospital closed in February 1999 and the archives were deposited with the Bethlem Royal Hospital which also became the provider of mental health care to residents of Croydon. The site has been redeveloped as an housing estate called Greatpark. The Grade II listed water tower and also the roundabout, formally known as The Circle are all that remain of the former hospital
27. Whyteleafe – Whyteleafe is a village in the district of Tandridge, Surrey, England, with a few streets falling inside the London Borough of Croydon. The village, situated in a dry valley of the North Downs, has three railway stations, neighbouring villages and towns include Woldingham, Caterham, Coulsdon, Warlingham, and Kenley. To the west are Kenley Aerodrome, Kenley Common, Coxes Wood, to the east are Riddlesdown, the Dobbin, and Marden Park. The churchyard contains graves of airmen who died during WW2, stationed at RAF Kenley nearby, the village name comes from the distinctive white underside of the whitebeam trees growing in the area. In 1855 Nathaniel Glover purchased White Leaf field and George Henry Drew later completed the building that was called White Leafe House, by 1881 the surrounding area had become known as Whiteleafe. As with Kenley the history of its land before that was that of other parishes, in this case Caterham and to a lesser extent Warlingham and its first primary school was built in 1892, enlarged in 1900 and again in 1907. In 1911 the population of Whyteleafe was now larger than that of Warlingham village. A county council secondary school for girls has been set up in this year, to the south of Whyteleafe are the headquarters of Gold Group International, the largest employer in the parish boundaries. Whyteleafe School, a primary school is at the bottom of Whyteleafe Hill. It makes use of the site of the former Whyteleafe Girls Grammar School, Warlingham School is at the top of Tithe Pit Shaw Lane, on the edge of Whyteleafe in the east. The C of E church of St Luke was built in 1866, there are three railway stations, Whyteleafe South, Whyteleafe and Upper Warlingham. All trains at all 3 stations are operated by Southern, the Godstone road cuts through north to south. Buses 407 and 434 serve the area and run from Coulsdon, Croydon, Sutton, Whyteleafe village grew after the railway came on its way to Caterham in 1856. A second line, the Oxted Line, following a slightly higher contour and it serves different destinations to the south but also runs to London Bridge or Victoria. Whyteleafe F. C. is the football club with various teams and has played in grounds in Church Road since 1959. Its adult mens team play in the Isthmian League, separate from its ground in the west of town is the large recreation ground below wooded hills in the east of town which has informal sports fields and a playground. The average level of accommodation in the composed of detached houses was 28%. The proportion of households in the parish who owned their home outright compares to the regional average of 35. 1%. The proportion who owned their home with a loan compares to the average of 32. 5%
28. Woldingham – Woldingham is a village and civil parish high on the North Downs in Surrey within the M25,17.5 miles south-by-southeast of London, its buildings lie at 150–248m AOD. Situated between Oxted and Warlingham, the village has 2,141 inhabitants, Central London can be reached in 33 minutes by train and the village is served by the Oxted lines. Many of Woldinghams inhabitants work in Croydon or central London, making Woldingham part of the London commuter belt, two bronze fibulae, some stone arrow-heads and celts were found here about 1800. The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Tandridge hundred and it appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Wallingeham and was held by John from Richard Fitz Gilbert. Its domesday assets were,1 hide, no church is mentioned in Woldingham in the Domesday Survey. A chapel is first mentioned in 1295 as appurtenant to Gilbert de Clares part of Woldingham and it appears that the manor-houses of Marden and Lagham were centres of population till the inhabitants were nearly exterminated by the Black Death of 1349. Marden Park, formerly a manor, owned much of the area however was until some point after 1911 part of the parish of Godstone. This was half of the manor of Walkhampstead held by Richard de Lucy, had come into the possession of the St. Johns of Lagham by the middle of the 13th century. They held it of the king in chief as of the honour of Boulogne by the service of a quarter of a knights fee, in 1506 John Gage sold it to Sir David Owen, who also held Lagham. His son John Owen afterwards owned Marden, which, after passing through the hands of James Altham and John Elliott successively, George settled it on his son Robert on the latters marriage in 1590. Robert apparently conveyed Marden, as he did Walkhampstead, to his brother John, whose son George afterwards held, Sir John Evelyn, conveyed Marden to his younger brother Arthur, and it was conveyed by Arthur to his uncle Sir John. John Evelyn, eldest son of the latter, created a baronet in 1660, married first Mary Farmer and she sold the manor in 1672 to Robert Clayton and John Morris, partners in business. Morris afterwards released to Clayton, in whose family Marden remained until it was shortly before 1911 to Sir Walpole Greenwell. Marden Park is about a mile and a half to the north of Godstone, and was formerly the seat of Sir Robert Clayton, Lord Mayor of London, william Wilberforce lived here towards the close of the 18th century, several of his letters being dated from the house. It was in 1911 the residence of Sir Walpole Lloyd Greenwell, todays mansion was re-erected to the west of the original site. It is built in the style of a French chateau and is approached by a drive a mile in length through the park. The grounds, to quote from the inscription on Claytons monument in Blechingley Church, are an instance of the politeness of his Genius. The stables of the mansion still remain