Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Ewell

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.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish, township, and village with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Ewell CP/AP       Surrey AncC
Place: Ewell

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