"WINDLESHAM, a parish in the first division of Woking hundred, county Surrey, 7 miles S.W. of Chertsey, and 1½ mile N.E. of Bagshot. It is situated under Chobham Ridge, and contains the hamlet of Bagshot. At Hatton Hill are the nursery-grounds of Messrs. Mason and Son, and on Bagshot Heath is a large rectangular camp. The principal seats are Bagshot Park and Hall Grove. The soil is a mixture of peat and Bagshot sand."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868), Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]