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Pyrford, Surrey

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Pyrford, Surrey

Pyrford is an English village that for centuries had historical links with the monastery of Westminster, in whose possession it remained between the Norman Conquest and the Dissolution of the Monasteries nearly five hundred years later. It is thirty miles by road from central London and situated in the modern county of Surrey. It lies two miles east of the town of Woking and two miles west of the M25 London orbital motorway, near Jct 10. Adjacent villages are West Byfleet, Wisley and Ripley.
DistrictWoking
Post townWoking
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ0359
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 code01932
Population5,074
 

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

Pirford ~ Pyrford Green ~ Pyriford ~ Peliforde

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

Pyrford (or Pirford), par. and vil., Surrey, on river Wey, 7 miles NE. of Guildford, 1881 ac., pop. 343.

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