Walton on the Hill, Surrey

Historical Description

Walton-on-the Hill, a parish in Surrey, 3 miles from Epsom Downs station on the L.B. & S.C.R., and 4 NW of Reigate. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Epsom. Acreage, 2608; population, 694. Walton Place is alleged to have been a residence of Anne of Cleves after her separation from Henry VIII. Traces of Roman buildings have been found on Walton Heath. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £300 with residence. The church is partly Norman but chiefly modern.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Surrey
Ecclesiastical parish Walton-On-The-Hill St. Peter
Hundred Copthorne
Poor Law union Reigate

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