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Compton, Surrey

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Compton, Surrey

Compton is a small hamlet a little over one mile east of Farnham in the Waverley district of Surrey, England. Compton has given its name to the local roads Compton Way and Old Compton Lane, and is notable as the home of Moor Park House, the former mansion of Sir William Temple, where Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver's Travels lived and worked. The house, dating from 1307, was previously named Compton Hall.
Post townFarnham
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridSU8546
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01252

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