Virginia Water, Surrey

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Virginia Water is a village in Broomhall/Windlesham/Virginia Water, Surrey

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

Virginia Water in historic gazetteers

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

Virginia Water, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Egham par., Surrey, 2½ miles NW. of Chertsey and 23 SW. of London, pop. 1101. Virginia Water, lake, 1½ mile W. of sta., lies in the S. of Windsor Great Park, and is partly in Berks; it was formed by the Duke of Cumberland, the victor at Culloden, and is the largest artificial sheet of water in England, measuring 2¼ miles by ¼ to ½ mile; among its attractions are the ruins from Corinth and Carthage, the Belvidere Fort, the Fishing Temple, and the miniature Adelaide frigate.

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