Hindhead  Surrey


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hindhead like this:

HIND-HEAD, a hill ridge on the SW border of Surrey; 2 miles NNW of Haslemere. It rises to an altitude of 923 feet; forms part of the watershed between the streams of Surrey and those of Sussex; includes Hatcham Bottom and the Devil's Punch Bowl; is covered with fern, furze, and whortleberry; and lies in a state of commonage.

Hindhead through time

Hindhead is now part of Waverley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Waverley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Hindhead itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hindhead, in Waverley and Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd May 2022

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