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Great Bookham, Surrey

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Great Bookham, Surrey

Great Bookham is a village in Surrey, England, located between Leatherhead and Guildford. The Bookhams – Great and Little Bookham – are part of the Saxon settlement of Bocham, "the village by the beeches". They are surrounded by common land. Great Bookham is the larger village but Little Bookham houses the railway station. The villages are situated on the A246 which is the main route for traffic travelling between the Surrey towns of Leatherhead and Guildford.
DistrictMole Valley
Post townLeatherhead
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1354
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01372

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

Bookham ~ Bookham Great

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

Bookham, Great, par. and vil., W. Surrey, 4 miles NW. of Dorking, 3276 ac., pop. 1068; P.O.; contains seat of Bookham Grove.

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