1986 The Village of Worplesdon
Worplesdon stands between common, farmland & woodland on a westward facing slope on sandy soil. The village straggles north to south along the A322 from Aldershot to Guildford. To the west are fields farmed by the Merrist Wood Agricultural College. The village has spread a little from its medieval centre. The new development north this century is of pleasant middle-class council-type houses. The development east is of very fine houses, built this century, with large grounds. Few of the approximately 1000 inhabitants work in the village, most commute to Aldershot, Woking, Guildford or London. There are all age groups in plenty here. Worplesdon has few amenities except a sloping green surrounded by trees & old houses, two inns, one garage, church & chapel, although the memorial hall (cont..)
Map of the area
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