House clearance Ashtead
Few little facts about Ashtead
Ashtead is a large village situated within the Green Belt of Surrey, England, and is part of the suburbia of London.Ashtead appears in the Domesday Book as Stede. It was held by the Canons of Bayeux from the Bishop of Bayeux.
There has been settlement in Ashtead since at least Roman times, with a Roman villa excavated in what is now Ashtead common.Ashtead lay within the Copthorne hundred, an administrative division devised by the Saxons.
Locals commonly refer to three areas of Ashtead: The Village (The Village Centre, around The Street); Lower Ashtead; and The Common. There is also Ashtead Park, Ashtead Heath and Ashtead Downs.
St Giles Church in Ashtead Park dates from the 12th century, and Ashtead is mentioned twice in Samuel Pepys' diaries.
Samuel Pepys- visited Ashtead in the 17th century and spent some time living there as a boy.
Andrea McLean- the Scottish television presenter currently lives in the village.
Albert "Smiler" Marshall- the last British cavalryman to have ridden into battle on the Western Front, lived and died in Ashtead.
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