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Peper Harow, Surrey

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Peper Harow, Surrey

Peper Harow is a tiny village in south-west Surrey close to the town of Godalming. The whole village is privately owned and access is restricted. The name "Peper Harow" is very unusual and comes from Old English Pipers Hearg meaning, approximately "Pagan Temple". Peper Harrow appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Pipereherge. It was held by Girard (Gerard) from Walter, son of Othere. Its domesday assets were: 3 hides. It had 3 ploughs, 1 mill worth 15s, 7 acres of meadow. It rendered £5.
Post townGodalming
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridSU9344
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01483

Other names by which Peper Harow, Surrey has been known in the past

Pepper Harrow ~ Pepperharrow

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

Pepper Harrow, par., Surrey, on river Wey, 3 miles W. of Godalming, 1320 ac. (27 water), pop. 151; contains Pepper Harrow Park, seat.

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