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Shere, Surrey

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Shere, Surrey

See also sheer, shear, sher and Shia. Shere is a village in the Guildford district of Surrey, England about 6 miles east of Guildford and 4 miles west of Dorking, bypassed by the A25. It is a small village with many traditional English features. It has a small central cluster of old village houses, shops including a blacksmith and trekking shop, tea house, art gallery, two pubs and a Norman-era church. Shere has a museum which opens most afternoons at weekends.
DistrictGuildford
Post townGuildford
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ0747
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
Population3,359
 

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

Sheer ~ Sheire ~ Shere Sheire ~ Shiere ~ Shire ~ Essira ~ Essire

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

Sheire, ry. sta., Surrey. See GOMSHALL and SHEIRE.

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