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Cranleigh, Surrey

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Cranleigh, Surrey

Cranleigh is a large village and civil parish, self-proclaimed the largest in England, almost 8 miles southeast of Guildford in Surrey; east of the A281 which links Guildford with Horsham on an alternative route that is not an A-road in the north west corner of the Weald, a large remnant forest and immediately southeast of Winterfold Forest, a remaining high area of forest in the Greensand Ridge.
DistrictWaverley
Post townCRANLEIGH
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ0638
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 code01483
Population11,241
 

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

Cranley

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

Cranley, or Cranleigh, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Cranleigh), W. Surrey, on Arun and Wey Canal, 8 miles SE. of Guildford, 7834 ac., pop. 2083; P.O., T.O.

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