infobox UK place
country = England
population = 204 [ [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=800081&c=GU23+6QF&d=16&e=15&g=490387&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779 Census data] ]
region= South East England
postcode_district = GU23
Englandis a small villagein Surrey, between Cobham and Ripley. It is the home of the Royal Horticultural Society's Wisley Garden. The River Weyruns through the village.
Wisley gives its name to the nearby road intersection of the A3 London to Portsmouth trunk road and the London Orbital
M25 motorway, Junction 10.
Wisley appears in
Domesday Bookof 1086 as "Wiselei". It was held by Osuuold (Oswold). Its domesday assets were: 1½ hides; 1 church, 1 mill worth 10s, 3 ploughs, 1 fisheryworth 5d, convert|6|acre|m2 of meadow, woodlandworth 6 hogs. It rendered £3. [ [http://www.gwp.enta.net/surrnames.htm Surrey Domesday Book] ] Wisley Church was built in 1150AD. [ [http://www.surreyplacesofworship.org.uk/visitors-detail.asp?ID=212 Wisley Church] ] There is a medieval church track running from Byfleetthrough Wisley to St Nicholas' Church, Pyrford. [ [http://www.leyhunt.fsnet.co.uk/lhunt84.htm Church tracks] ]
Wisley Golf Club is located in the village, and has celebrity members including
Wisley Airfield, actually located in the parish of
Ockham, is situated next to the junction of the M25/A3 [ [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&t=k&ll=51.30717,-0.46207&spn=0.012046,0.02635&t=k Google Maps Location of Wisley Airfield] ] and has a 6691 foot (1.27 miles) runway.
In woodland near the village and around the M25/A3 junction, there are numerous cross-country mountain bike trails, as well as several highly regarded "secret" dirt jumping trails.
5 September 2004, Wisley recorded a temperature of 29.2°C, beating 28.6°C, which was recorded in Cardiff.
19 July 2006the hottest temperature ever recorded in the month of July in the United Kingdomwas recorded at Wisley, 36.5 °C (97.7 °F). This broke the record of 36.0 °C recorded in Epsom, Surreyon 22 July 1911. [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/5193486.stm BBC News Heatwave breaks record for July] ] The all-time United Kingdom record is 38.5 °C (101.3 °F) set near Faversham, Kent, on 10 August 2003. That day also saw Wisley's highest temperature of 37.8 °C (100.0 °F)
* [http://jct001.mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/page5.html History of Wisley Airfield]
* [http://groups.msn.com/WisleyAirfield Wisley Airfield Website]
* [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=42991 'Parishes: Wisley'] "A History of the County of Surrey: Volume 3" (1911), pp. 378-81. Date accessed: 26 September 2007.
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