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Chessington, Kingston upon Thames

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Chessington, Kingston upon Thames

Chessington is a town in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in Greater London, England. The Hogsmill River runs through it. Neighbouring settlements include: Tolworth, Ewell, Surbiton, Claygate, Epsom, Oxshott, Leatherhead, Esher, Kingston upon Thames and Worcester Park.
Post townCHESSINGTON
Administrative CountyKingston upon Thames
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1863
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
Population19,433 (Chessington North and Hook and Chessington South wards 2007)
 

Other names by which Chessington, Kingston upon Thames has been known in the past

Cisedune ~ Cisedundone

Chessington, Kingston upon Thames in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chessington, par., W. Surrey, 3¾ miles S. of Kingston-on-Thames, 1250 ac., pop. 243.

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