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Thursley, Surrey

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Thursley, Surrey

Thursley is a small village in Surrey. It lies just west of the A3 running between Milford and Hindhead. Neighbouring villages include Rushmoor, Bowlhead Green and Brook. Thursley is in south-west Surrey, in south-east England. It is near Punch Bowl Farm and the Devil's Punch Bowl. The village's name came from Old English Þunres lēah meaning "grove or meadow" of the god Thunor or Thor (in his northern guise); it was probably a site where he was worshipped.
DistrictWaverley
Post townGodalming
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridSU9039
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01252
Population654
 

Thursley, Surrey in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Thursley, par. and vil., Surrey, 5½ miles SW. of Godalming, 4378 ac., pop. 1020; P.O.

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