Weybourne, Surrey

Weybourne, Surrey

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Weybourne
map_type= Surrey
latitude= 51.23
longitude= -0.78
population=4176 (including Badshot Lea) [ [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do;jsessionid=ac1f930dce6cf796789081044fe969095a0463cb3b2.e38OaNuRbNuSbi0Lb34RaNeSa3eLe6fznA5Pp7ftolbGmkTy?a=7&b=5942866&c=GU9+9JS&d=14&e=16&g=492583&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&enc=1&bhcp=1 2001 Census data] ]
os_grid_reference= SU8549
shire_district= Waverley
shire_county = Surrey
region= South East England
constituency_westminster= South West Surrey
post_town= Farnham|postcode_district = GU9
postcode_area= GU|dial_code= 01252
Ambulance=South East Coast

Weybourne is a small village in Surrey, England. It lies on the outskirts of Farnham, Surrey and borders onto Aldershot, Hampshire. It is a pretty village with good local amminities and a friendly atmosphere.

Past Residents

. As a child, the singer Vera Lynn stayed with an aunt in the village every summer until the start of World War II.
Actress Jessie Matthews once lived in Weybourne Road, Weybourne [http://www.castles.co.uk/pdfs/Farnham_Local_Info.pdf] .English Rugby Player Jonny Wilkinson attended William Cobbett Junior School.


The central village comprises housing from the mid to late victorian period, mainly along Weybourne Road. There is Local Authority Housing from the 1940's and 1950's off Upper Weybourne Lane, and additional private housing was built in the late 1960's and early 1970's off Lower Weybourne Lane and Upper Weybourne Lane. Housing has been added sporadically since, with residential flats and some smaller housing developments in the 1980's and early 1990's. Towards the edge of the village, near the border with Aldershot, the housing changes in character with housing from the 1920's and 1930's being more prevalent.

Public Facilities

* Weybourne Village Hall
* Sub-Post Office
* Weybourne Recreational Ground
* U & S News, Food and Wine

Public Houses

* The Elm Tree
* The Running Stream


Weybourne Infant School was originally opened in 1972 as Weybourne County First School, but subsequently became an Infant School.

William Cobbett Junior School was opened in 1974.

* [http://www.allhallows.net/home.htm/ All Hallows Catholic School]

* [http://www.weybourne.surrey.sch.uk/ Weybourne Infant School]

* [http://www.william-cobbett.surrey.sch.uk/ William Cobbett Junior School]

* [http://www.farnhamheathend.surrey.sch.uk/ Farnham Heath End School]

Note - Farnham Heath End School has been included as it borders Weybourne and Heath End villages, with Weybourne Infant School and William Cobbett Junior Schools separated only by their playing fields. Farnham Heath End School also has an entrance from Bullers Road, which is in Weybourne, not Heath End.



External links

* [http://www.blackwater-valley.org.uk/weybourne_nature_area.htm Weybourne Nature Area]

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