Website designed & produced by Fiona Curtis 

Supported by Compton Parish & Guildford Borough Councils & Compton Village Association

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A Snapshot of Compton Now

                                                       

 

                                                          St Nicholas Church, 10th Century with the only double chancel in the UK

                                                          Amongst the oldest church glass in the UK                                                                                                    

                                                          Delightful setting

                                                          Crusader Knight engravings & other special features  

                                                          Internationally renowned Art Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

Home of famous Victorian artist FG Watts, (painter & sculpter)

A centre for Victorian Art

Famous Arts & Crafts Chapel, built by villagers

Burial place of novelist Aldous Huxley, author of Brave  New World

 

Loseley Park historic home of the More-Molyneux Family nearby

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  • On the route of the Pilgrim's Way

  • Superb walks

  • Commercial art gallery & tea shop

  • Two  traditional ale houses. The Withies & The Harrow

  • Two  antique shops

  • Historical claim to five manor houses within it's Parish

  • Mentioned in the Domesday Book

  • A prime mover, since 1936, for Village Scrap Books to preserve village ephemera

  • 31 listed buildings

  • 1991 population of 964 & 359 private households

  • 35 miles from London & 5 - 10 minutes drive of Guildford, Godalming, Farncombe Stations

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Remember ' The Day Off ' in February 09

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Image by Roy Chapman

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Image by Lisa Webb

The barn by Ken Miller The Street in the snow by Ken Miller

Image by Ken Miller

Image by Ken Miller

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Compton residents enjoy a day off work by having a long lunch at The Withies!  

Image by Fiona Curtis

Eastbury lane Feb 09 by Fiona Curtis

Our lovely church by Fiona Curtis

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January 2010

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