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Find this image on  Merstham House, Merstham  and year 1991 

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An aerial photo of Merstham House, the seat of the Jolliffe family (Lord Hylton) until 1899. It was let until the 2nd World War, when it was occupied by the Canadian forces. It was pulled down in the 1950s and the M25 was built through the grounds in the late 1970s. Gatton Bottom can be seen curving along the top of the picture below the dovecote which still stands (following repairs in 1991). The old Rectory is mainly hidden behind the trees to the right.

With thanks to Alex Hunter, author of "20th Century Merstham", which is available from the Ancient House Bookshop, Reigate.
Comment 1

David Jeffery from Petersfield posted this comment on Friday 10 February 2017 16:53:00.

Can you please confirm that Merstham House was demolished in 1934?


Comment 2

Martin Gittins from Manchester posted this comment on Monday 15 May 2017 15:59:00.

Please can anyone tell me where Leiutenant William Jolliffe who died at this house on 1 June 1876, aged 75 is buried.

Thank you


Comment 3

Christine Dick from Dundee posted this comment on Saturday 14 September 2019 18:37:37.

The Walker family were living there in 1908. (see Tom Edwards)


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CynthiamKirby nee Bramham from Norwich posted this comment on Wednesday 17 August 2022 22:25:24.

I was evacuated age 4 to Merstham and lived in Merstham House from September 1939 ~ summer 1940. My older sister has died and we lived there with June and Francis. Does anyone else remember this period?


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CynthiamKirby nee Bramham from Norwich posted this comment on Thursday 20 October 2022 18:40:08.

I was evacuated age 4 to Merstham and lived in Merstham House from September 1939 ~ summer 1940. My older sister has died and we lived there with June and Francis. Does anyone else remember this period?



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