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Thorpe is centred 20 miles (32 km) WSW of Charing Cross and its land adjoins the circle of the M25. The River Bourne or Chertsey Bourne flows through its far south. In the south-east of the ward is Thorpe Park, one of England’s largest theme parks. When you visit Thorpe, Surrey, Walkfo brings Thorpe, Surrey places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Thorpe, Surrey Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Thorpe, Surrey

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With 116 audio plaques & Thorpe, Surrey places for you to explore in the Thorpe, Surrey area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Thorpe, Surrey places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Thorpe, Surrey history

Thorpe appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Torp. Chertsey Abbey records note a place of worship at Thorpe from the 7th century. The nave of the present church dates from the 10th century; millennium celebrations at St. Mary’s took place in 1990.


A Local Government Board of inquiry held in 1910 found that many families in Thorpe were living in crowded, unsanitary cottages. One hundred people – one-fifth of the population of Thorpe – were living. One of which had more than two bedrooms. Water was obtained from wells, analysis showed that none of this water was of good quality.


The village has 28 listed buildings constructed using the materials and styles of the area. St Mary’s Church at Grade II* is part of the conservation area along with a number of other listed buildings locally and nationally dating from the 17th century onwards.


The population of Thorpe from 1801 to 2019 was as follows. No data for 1961. The population was recorded at Thorpe between 1801 and 2019.

Thorpe, Surrey geography / climate

Land use

Thorpe is buffered by fields, lakes and woods to all sides (apart from its linear neighbourhood of Thorpe Green) A very short frontage is provided in terms of borders, to the River Thames to the east, in favour of frontage of outskirts of larger towns of Chertsey and Egham.

Elevations and soil

Much of the area lies on thin alluvium overlying gravel beds laid over millennia by the River Thames which adjoins the traditional parish to the east. Elevations are modest but not flat, ranging between 14 and 20m Ordnance Datum.

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Best Thorpe, Surrey places to visit

Thorpe, Surrey has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Thorpe, Surrey’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Thorpe, Surrey’s information audio spots:

Thorpe, Surrey photo Rusham Park
Rusham Park is an industrial site in Egham, Surrey, England. It was formally owned by Shell, Richardson Vicks, and Procter & Gamble. It is now owned by Royal Holloway University. The four-acre site consists of ten buildings built and renovated at different times.
Thorpe, Surrey photo Foxhills Golf Club
Foxhills Club & Resort is located in Ottershaw, Surrey with very close links to London. Located near to Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport. The club was officially founded in 1975.
Thorpe, Surrey photo 2020 BMW PGA Championship
The 2020 BMW PGA Championship was the 66th edition of the BMW Championship, an annual golf tournament on the European Tour. The tournament was originally due to be held 10–13 September at the West Course of Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, Surrey, England. Tyrrell Hatton won the tournament with a score of 269, 19-under-par, after a final round 67.
Thorpe, Surrey photo BMW PGA Championship
The BMW PGA Championship is the flagship event on the European Tour. It was founded in 1955 by the Professional Golfers’ Association. The tournament has usually been played each May, on the weekend of the UK’s Spring Bank Holiday. The winner of the tournament is given an exemption into that season’s U.S. Open and the next three Open Championships.
Thorpe, Surrey photo 2016 BMW PGA Championship
The 62nd edition of the BMW PGA Championship is held 26–29 May at the West Course of Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, Surrey, England. Chris Wood won by one stroke over Rikard Karlberg.
Thorpe, Surrey photo St John’s Church, Egham
St. John’s Church is an evangelical Anglican church located in the centre of Egham, Surrey. There are approximately 320 members on the Electoral Roll and a usual Sunday attendance in the region of 300. The church’s current vicar is Revd Esther Prior, who was appointed in September 2018.
Thorpe, Surrey photo Englefield Green Rovers F.C.
Englefield Green Rovers F.C. were members of the Surrey FA. They were a football club based in Englefeld Green, near Egham.
Thorpe, Surrey photo Wentworth Estate
The Wentworth Estate is a private estate of large houses set in about 7 square kilometres (2.7 sq mi) woodland, in Runnymede, Surrey. It lies within a gently undulating area of coniferous heathland and interlaces with the Wentworth Golf Club.
Thorpe, Surrey photo Laleham Burway
Laleham Burway is a 1.6-square-kilometre (0.62 sq mi) tract of water-meadow in the far north of Chertsey in Surrey. Part of it was a cricket venue in the 18th century and the home of cricket club. The southern part of the effective island sharing the name of the Burway was the Abbey Mead, which was kept since the seventh century.
Thorpe, Surrey photo Chertsey branch line
The Chertsey branch line, opened in 1848, connects the Waterloo to Reading Line at Virginia Water to the South West Main Line at Weybridge. For passenger services it has a terminus siding at Weybridge otherwise its other three stations are through stations. Day trip steam excursions share in use of the line sometimes calling at London Waterloo, Staines, Woking and stations.

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Thorpe, Surrey has 2 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Thorpe, Surrey plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Thorpe, Surrey using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Thorpe, Surrey plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.