Catteshill

CATTESHILL, anciently Gates-Hill, a tything, in the parish, and First division of the hundred, of Godalming, W. division of Surrey, 1 mile (N. E.) from Godalming. At this place, which is situated on the navigable river Wey, is an extensive and long-established paper-mill, employing about 100 persons in manufacturing the finest writing and printing paper. Near the hamlet is the old manor-house; but the adjacent stone walls, barns, and out-houses have far more the aspect of remote age than the dwelling, which is brick and tile, though substantially constructed. The old walls are strongly built, and are apparently coeval with the remains of the Lady Chapel at the back; the general arrangement having the character of an ancient grange. A pleasure-fair is held on Holy-Thursday.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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