Place:Deepcut, Surrey, England

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NameDeepcut
TypeVillage, Military base
Coordinates51.32°N 0.734°W
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoFrimley and Camberley, Surrey, Englandurban district in which the town was situated 1894-1974
Surrey Heath District, Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
Ash, Surrey, Englandparish of which it was part until 1866
Frimley, Surrey, Englandparish of which it was part 1866-1929


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Deepcut is a 20th-century military village in Surrey Heath, Surrey, southeast of Camberley, its post town and only town in the borough — it was from 1866 until 1894 part of Frimley, before which it was part of Ash. Deepcut is connected by a mixed military land and residential road to Frimley Green and has substantial green buffers of heath including Pirbright and West End Commons, owned by the MOD.

Deepcut has since 1906 been home of the Princess Royal Barracks and its predecessors since 1906, which began as Blackdown Camp.

the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Deepcut is a 20th-century military village in Surrey Heath, Surrey, 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Camberley, its post town and only town in the borough. From 1866 until 1894 Deepcut was part of Frimley, before which it was part of Ash. Deepcut is connected by a mixed military land and residential road to Frimley Green and has substantial green buffers of heath including Pirbright and West End Commons, owned by the Ministry of Defence.

Deepcut has since 1906 been home of the Princess Royal Barracks and its predecessors since 1906, which began as Blackdown Camp.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Deepcut.

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