Place:Claygate, Surrey, England

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NameClaygate
Alt namesCleygatesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.367°N 0.333°W
Located inSurrey, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Claygate is a suburban village in the English county of Surrey, and within the Greater London Urban Area, between 13.1 and 14.2 miles south-west of Charing Cross, central London. It is the only civil parish in the borough of Elmbridge.

Once the main manor of Thames Ditton, since the 19th century its post town is the only place directly adjoining, Esher. Claygate is primarily residential and has a small number of offices, outlying farms and two modest shopping areas: the Old Village, and the Parade, altogether providing boutiques, hair and beauty shops, a supermarket, five pubs and restaurants. Claygate has primary schools, churches of several denominations and a wide range of social and sporting clubs and societies.

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