- Wotton, Surrey
infobox UK place
country = England
population = 307 [ [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=800095&c=RH5+6QQ&d=16&e=15&g=490863&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779 Census data] ]
region= South East England
postcode_district = RH5
Wotton is a village on the A25 running between
Guildfordin the west and Dorkingin the east. Neighbouring villages include: the Abingers of Abinger Commonand Abinger Hammer; Friday Streetand Westcott. Wotton lies in a valley200 m south of the North Downs Way.
civil parishof Wotton (covering 2,243 hectares [ [http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/sccwebsite/sccwspublications.nsf/591f7dda55aad72a80256c670041a50d/5704c50aaae44f6580256e350052f5c1/$FILE/Mole%20Valley%20parishes.pdf Surrey Council census] ] ) is wholly within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beautyand includes Leith Hillto the south and Ranmore Commonto the north.
Wotton appears in
Domesday Bookof 1086 as "Odetone". It was held by Osuuold (Oswold). Its domesday assets were: 5 hides; 1 mill worth 1s 8d, 10 ploughs, convert|3|acre|m2 of meadow, woodlandand herbage worth 73 hogs. It rendered £7. [ [http://www.gwp.enta.net/surrnames.htm Surrey Domesday Book] ] John Evelyn, the diaristwas born at Wotton House in 1620. Wotton House was a training college for the Fire Service and then after being empty for nearly 13 years, has been turned into conference centre with over 100 bedrooms, who also cater for large weddings (Needs extra research)
* [http://www.francisfrith.com/search/england/surrey/wotton/wotton.htm Old photographs]
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