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Burgh Heath, Surrey
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Burgh Heath and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Burgh Heath

I used to live near Burgh Heath. The Sugar Bowl had a swimming pool, as did the Galleon, across the road. I went to school at Greenacre, Banstead, and the school children had swimming lessons at the Sugar Bowl

A memory of Burgh Heath by gwhitworth

Dancing Round The Maypole

I can remember dancing round the maypole by the conker trees just down from the pond on May 1st with the Burgh Heath Methodist School, Head teacher Miss Mary Fletcher - and buying sherbert in the little shop nearby which was weighed out on an old set of scales - sherbert and humbugs kept in little glass jars on ...Read full memory

The Galleon Swimming Pool

The Galleon swimming pool was all blue with a marvellous fountain at the far, shallow end. Above to the left was a sun balcony and a little counter where you could buy soft drinks and sweets. There was a wavey slide on the left side middle and a spring board at the deep end. Everywhere was painted summer blue. Oh ...Read full memory

A memory of Burgh Heath by Heather Lee