Dorking, Surrey

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Dorking is a town in Surrey

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Dorking within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Dorking in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Dorking, market town and par., W. Surrey, 25 miles SW. of London by rail -- par., 10,049 ac. pop. 9577; town, pop. 6328; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday; is picturesquely situated in the Valley of the Mole, near the base of Box Hill, and consists in great part of elegant villas. The South-Eastern and the London, Brighton, and South Coast Railways cross at D. Lime of superior quality is burned extensively in the neighbourhood, and forms an important article of trade. D. has long been known for a breed of fowl to which it gives name.

Dorking in the Domesday Book

A village in Wotton hundred, in the county of Surrey.

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