Local history walk Horton and Manor Park

Date: 

Sun, 21/07/2019

Time: 

14:00 to 15:30

Cost: 

£5 per person

Contact name: 

David Brooks

Telephone: 

+44 20 8394 1734

Contact email: 

Venue: 

Meet at by the pond on Stamford Green
Stamford Green Road
Epsom
KT18 5BP
GB

Uncover the medieval landscape of Horton and the long-forgotten moatedmanor house and ancient barn. See how the landscape was affected by theVictorian policy of keeping patients with mental illnesses out of sight. Seewhere the last defence line to defend London was built against Germaninvasion. Hear how important the Manor Hospital was in WW1, and how thenursing staff dealt with a V1 in the Second. Find out how the mental hospitalschanged Epsom forever.Please meet by the pond on Stamford Green.

Changing places at war hospital