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Box Hill, Surrey

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Box Hill, Surrey

Box Hill is a summit of the North Downs in Surrey, approximately 30 km south west of London. The hill takes its name from the ancient box woodland found on the steepest west-facing chalk slopes overlooking the River Mole. The western part of the hill is owned and managed by the National Trust, whilst the village of Box Hill lies on higher ground to the east.
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ1951
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySurrey

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

Box Hill, ry. sta., 1 mile N. of Dorking, W. Surrey, 30 miles SW. of London; the hill (596 ft.) adjoins sta.

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