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Leatherhead, Surrey

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Leatherhead, Surrey

Leatherhead is a town in Surrey, England, on the River Mole, part of Mole Valley district, and is within the Outer Greater London Sub-Urban Area. It is thought to be of Saxon origin. Neighbouring settlements include: Chessington, Epsom and Oxshott. Located in the centre of the county of Surrey and at a junction of ancient north–south and east–west communications, the town has been a focus for transport throughout its history.
DistrictMole Valley
Post townLEATHERHEAD
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1656
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01372
Population9,685
 

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

Leadride ~ Ledret ~ Leodre ~ Letherhead ~ Letherhed ~ Leret

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

Leatherhead, small town and par. with ry. sta., Surrey, on river Mole, 5 miles SW. of Epsom and 18 miles SW. of London, 3541 ac., pop. 3533; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has brick and tile works, also malting, brewing, and tanning. In vicinity is Leatherhead Common.

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