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Ewell, Surrey

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Ewell, Surrey

Ewell is a town in the borough of Epsom and Ewell in Surrey, close to the southern boundary of Greater London and within the Greater London Urban Area, 12.1 miles south-south-west of Charing Cross. Despite its growing population it is still referred to as a village by locals. Ewell is at the head of the Hogsmill river, a tributary of the River Thames. Neighbouring towns and villages include Cheam, Chessington, Epsom, Tolworth, Stoneleigh and Worcester Park.
DistrictEpsom and Ewell
Post townEPSOM
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ2162
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code020
Population39,994 (2001 Census)
 

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

Etwelle

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

Ewell.-- par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., W. Surrey, 2½ miles N. of Epsom and 16 SW. of London -- par., 4258 ac., pop. 3389; township, 2437 ac., pop. 3002; P.O., T.O., Market-day, Thursday. At Ewell are numerous villas of London traders. In the district are potteries, and brick and tile works; also flour-mills and powder-mills. Large cattle fairs are held in May, and sheep fairs in October. In NE. vicinity of vil. is the seat of Ewell Castle.

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