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West Clandon, Surrey

Historical Description

Clandon, West, a parish in Surrey, under the Merrow Downs, 3½ miles EKE of Guildford town, with a station on the L. & S.W.R., 25 miles from London. It has a post office under Guildford; money order and telegraph office, Merrow. Area, 1006 acres; population, 446. Clandon Park belongs to the Earl of Onslow; the grounds were laid out by Brown; the house is a structure of red brick in a mixture of styles, after designs by Leoni, and contains two fine mantelpieces by Rysbrach. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; value, £110 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Onslow. The church is good, and was restored in 1874.

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


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

Ancient CountySurrey 
Poor Law unionGuildford 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU4
Post TownGuildford