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Esher, Surrey

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Esher, Surrey

Esher Listen/ˈiːʃər/ is a town in Surrey, England, to the east of the River Mole. Esher is a locality within the Greater London Urban Area, largely suburban in character, 14.1 miles southwest of London. Esher lies on the A307, Portsmouth Road. Esher railway station (served by the South West Main Line) connects the town to London Waterloo. Sandown Park Racecourse lies in the town near the station.
DistrictElmbridge
Post townESHER
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1464
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01372
Population8,387
 

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

Aescer ~ Aissele ~ Esher Place ~ Aissela

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

Esher, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Esher and Claremont), W. Surrey, 14½ miles SW. of London, 2094 ac. (50 water), pop. 1993; P.O., T.O.; contains Claremont Park, the seat of Esher Place, and the ruins of Esher Palace (15th century).

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