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West Horsley, Surrey

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West Horsley, Surrey

West Horsley is a small village between Guildford and Leatherhead in Surrey, England. Neighbouring villages include East Horsley, Ockham, West Clandon and East Clandon. It lies on the A246, and south of the M25 and the A3. The Sheepleas Woods are located in the extreme south of the village, and stretch to 103 hectares . West Horsley appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Orselei. It was held by Walter, son of Othere. Its Domesday assets were: 8 hides; 1 church, 8 ploughs, woodland worth 20 hogs.
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ0752
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
Population2,768 (2001)

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

Horsley ~ Horsley West

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

Horsley, West, par. and vil., W. Surrey, 6 miles NE. of Guildford, 3022 ac., pop. 597; P.O.

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