Website designed & produced by
Fiona Curtis - OptimEyes Uk ltd

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Compton Village Website

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

January 2010

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Remember ' The Day Off ' in February 09

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mission cottage by Lisa Webb 2

Image by Lisa Webb

The Street in the snow by Ken Miller

Image by Ken Miller

The barn 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

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Eastbury lane Feb 09 by Fiona Curtis

church in the snow

Our lovely church by Fiona Curtis