The Manor Hospital and Manor – Summer Walks /

Date

17/08/2022

Time

14:00 - 15:30

Uncover the medieval landscape of Horton and the long-forgotten moated manor house and ancient barn. See how the landscape was affected by the Victorian policy of keeping patients with mental illnesses out of sight. See where the last defence line to defend London was built against German invasion. Hear how important the Manor Hospital was in WWI, when it was visited by George V and other members of the royal family and how the nursing staff dealt with a V1 in the Second. Find out how the mental hospitals changed Epsom forever. Also when it was visited by Prince Charles and Diana.

Meet: The pond on Stamford Green

 

Suitable for all the family, the walks (which last approximately 90 minutes) cost £5 per person and are limited to 20 people per walk. Booking is essential and should be done via David Brooks on 020 8394 1734 or by email: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk