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Coordinates: 51°19′27″N 0°10′33″W / 51.3241°N 0.1758°W / 51.3241; -0.1758

Woodmansterne
Woodmansterne is located in Surrey
Woodmansterne

 Woodmansterne shown within Surrey
Population 3,279 [1]
OS grid reference TQ272599
District Reigate and Banstead
Shire county Surrey
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Banstead
Postcode district SM7
Police Surrey
Fire Surrey
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Reigate
List of places: UK • England • Surrey

Woodmansterne is a village in Reigate and Banstead borough of the county of Surrey, England. Woodmansterne village is located on the B278, which starts at Morden and winds through Carshalton past Oaks Park and into the village. The road continues down to Chipstead Bottom. The railway station on the London to Tattenham Corner Line called "Woodmansterne" is actually located on Chipstead Valley Road Coulsdon just inside the border of the London Borough of Croydon.

St Peters church

The village lay within the Anglo-Saxon administrative division of Wallington hundred.

Woodmansterne appears in Domesday Book of 1086 as Odemerestor, derived from Old English "Ode" = (W)ode = Wood, "mere" = pond, and "tor" = high ground.[2] It was held by Richard de Tonebrige. Its Domesday assets were: 15 hides; 1 church, 1 mill worth 20s, 5 ploughs, 4 acres (16,000 m2) of meadow, wood worth 10 hogs. It rendered £8.[3]

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