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Ockley, Surrey

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Ockley, Surrey

Ockley is a historic village in Surrey, built on Stane Street, a Roman Road stretching from Chichester to London. Situated between Dorking and Horsham, close to the Sussex/Surrey border, Ockley nestles in the shadows of Leith Hill, the highest point in South east England. Neighbouring villages include Capel, Ewhurst Green and Rusper. It is a linear settlement running along the A29 and lying about 3 km west of the A24. Ockley is also a civil parish covering 1,374 hectares .
DistrictMole Valley
Post townDorking
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1440
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 code01306
Population852
 

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

Aclea ~ Hochlei

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

Ockley, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Ockley and Capel), Surrey - par., 3068 ac., pop. 623; vil., 7 miles S. of Dorking; P.O.; near the vil. is Ockley Court, seat. The parish abounds in relics of the Danish invasion.

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