Place:Pirbright, Surrey, England

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NamePirbright
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.3°N 0.65°W
Located inSurrey, England
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Pirbright is a village in Surrey, England. Pirbright is in the borough of Guildford and has a civil parish council covering the traditional boundaries of the area. Pirbright contains one buffered sub-locality, Stanford Common near the nation's farm animal disease research institute. Explorer Henry Morton Stanley has his imposing boulder grave at the end of the grounds of the grade II* (mid category) listed medieval church and the nearby headwater Hodge Brook accordingly is marked as Congo Stream, between Ruwenzori and Stanley Hills, two other places in the village have names from Africa.

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