Peaslake :: Shared Description

A small village nestling at the foot of Pitch Hill in the Surrey Hills AONB. LinkExternal link
Peaslake, Hoe and Colmar's Hill are in the centre of the Surrey Hills AONB and mid-west of the Greensand Ridge about 5 miles (8.0 km) ESE of the county town of Guildford, England point-to-point. Surrounded by denser pine and other coniferous forest-clad hills, the three conjoined settlements have a small core in Peaslake itself (also known as Peas-pottage-lake) with the amenities of a village but are otherwise lightly scattered settlements at a higher elevation than the centre of Shere, the civil parish.
The area referred to by the 2011 census covers 302 hectares (750 acres). Hurtwood Control maintains and coppices 3,000 acres (12 km2) of surrounding forest, the Hurtwood which comprises: Holmbury Hill, Pitch Hill, Winterfold, Shere Heath, Farley Heath and part of Blackheath Common.
On similar terrain in the far east of the parish and borough is Holmbury St Mary which was used in the 2011 race London-Surrey Cycle Classic – both small villages are centres for hiking and mountain biking.

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by N Chadwick
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TQ0844 : St Mark's Church Graveyard, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : View across St Mark's Churchyard, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Pedal and Spoke, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Ewhurst Rd and Radnor Rd junction, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Graveyard, St Mark's Church, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : East View Cottage, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Peaslake Village Stores by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : The Old School House, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : St Mark's Church, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Peaslake Village Sign by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : War Memorial, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Western Cottages, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Village Hall, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Hurtwood Inn, Peaslake by N Chadwick
TQ0844 : Western Cottages, Ewhurst Rd, Peaslake by N Chadwick


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Created: Tue, 28 Sep 2010, Updated: Thu, 30 Sep 2010

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