Dorking is located 13 miles east of Guildford, set among the Surrey Downs. An ancient market town, lying where the old Pilgrimâ€™s Way met the Roman Stane Street, Dorking now serves as a dormitory town for the many London commuters, with a population of around 25,000.
The map below shows the features of the town of Dorking as it was in
the mid twentieth century. Click on a selected area of the map below to
see an enlargement.