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An 1868 Gazetteer description of the following places in Carshalton

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

 

CARSHALTON

"CARSHALTON, (or Casehorton), a parish in the second division of the hundred of Wallington, in the county of Surrey, 3 miles W. of Croydon, and 10 S. of London. It is a post town, and a station on the Epsom and Leatherhead branch of the London, Brighton, and South Coast railway. The parish is situated in a pleasant country on the northern border of Banstead Downs, famous as the scene of the Epsom races, and on the banks of the river Wandle." (There is more of this description)
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
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