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Guildford

Guildford

Guildford is the county town of Surrey, England and the seat of the borough of Guildford. The town is 27 miles southwest of central London on the A3 trunk road mid-way between the capital and Portsmouth. Guildford has Saxon roots and historians attribute its location to the existence of a gap in the North Downs where the River Wey was forded by the Harrow Way The town's access was sufficient that by AD 978 it was home to an early English Royal Mint. On the building of the Wey Navigation and Basingstoke Canal Guildford was connected to a network of waterways that aided its prosperity. In the 20th century, the University of Surrey and Guildford Cathedral, an Anglican cathedral, were ... more on Wikipedia

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