Horne  Surrey


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

HORNE, a village and a parish in Godstone district, Surrey. The village stands 3 miles SW by S of Godstone r. station, and 6 NW of East Grinstead.—The parish includes the detached place of Harrowsley-Borough, 2½ miles SW of the village; and its post town is East Grinstead. Acres, 4, 531. ...

Real property, £3, 003. Pop., 637. Houses, 119. The property is divided among a few. Thunderfield Castle, an extensive moated ground near Harrowsley, is said to have been the site of a palace of King Athelstane. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £450. Patron, Miss Weston. The church is ancient but good, and has a spire. Charities, £30.

Horne through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2024

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