Horsell


Horsell

Horsell in Surrey is a suburb on the outskirts of Woking, probably best known because of its association with the story "The War of the Worlds", written by H.G. Wells. It is also the home of Horsell Cricket Club, whose members have included Alec and Eric Bedser, the twins who played cricket for England. It is commonly referred to by residents as a 'village', but nowadays is actually part of Woking town.

Horsell features a number of attractions, including Horsell Common.

The Anglican parish church of St Mary the Virgin dates back to the middle of the 12th century.

Music

Horsell is home to one of Wokings up and coming bands the Elations (www.myspace.com/theelations).

ee also

*History of Woking

External links

* [http://scifi.uk.com/2005/09/19/war-of-the-worlds-and-woking-horsell-common/ Pictures of the Martian invasion memorial statues]


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