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Sanderstead, Croydon

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Sanderstead, Croydon

Sanderstead is a village in London Borough of Croydon, located on high ground at the edge of the built-up area of Greater London. From 1915 to 1965 it formed a parish in the Coulsdon and Purley Urban District of Surrey. Having been a farming community in previous centuries, Sanderstead is now essentially a dormitory village for commuters to central London and Croydon. The Grade I listed All Saints' Church dates from the 13th century but was extensively altered in later periods.
Administrative CountyCroydon
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ3361
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Sanderstead, Croydon has been known in the past


Sanderstead, Croydon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Sanderstead, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Surrey, 3 miles SE. of Croydon, 2268 ac., pop. 382; near the vil. is Sanderstead Court, seat.

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