The majority of the land around Frensham is located in a green belt. ©2020 KD MEDIA PUBLISHING. Frensham Common is owned by the National Trust and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). The remaining % is made up of rented dwellings (plus a negligible % of households living rent-free). During the Second World War, tanks based in the Headley area used Frensham Common for training,[5] whilst Canadian soldiers used to gallop across the Common. In 1348, Frensham suffered from the plague. Originally a chapelry of Farnham, the present St Mary's church was dedicated in 1239, having been moved from its previous site on low ground beside the River Wey. The summer edition of Our Frensham. Full length windows give guests a truly spectacular view of the Surrey Hills. One of the cottages on the common is available to rent. Frensham Heights has fantastic sports facilities including artificial and grass sports pitches, tennis courts and a heated swimming pool. [10] At this time, Frensham Great and Little Ponds were drained as otherwise they would have provided markers for German bombers. Frensham includes the neighbourhood or locality, largely separated by a small green buffer, Rushmoor or Rush Moor. [12] The pond sometimes suffers from eutrophication. The font, of Purbeck Marble, is early medieval but its carvings are nearly obliterated. The proportion of households in the civil parish who owned their home outright compares to the regional average of 35.1%. Mesolithic camp or living sites have been discovered around Frensham. Unlike many HMC member schools, it has been coeducational and took both day and boarding pupils since its foundation. Frensham Beale Manor, off Mill Lane, is a Grade II listed timber framed manor house dating from the 14th century. Mesolithic camp or living sites have been discovered around Frensham. Frensham lies on the River Wey. The tower is 14th century, with massive diagonal buttresses and eight bells dated between 1627 and the 19th century. More House is the largest residential special school in the uk, educating boys with specific learning and language-based difficulties, including Dyslexia, Developmental Language Disorders and Dyspraxia. Farnham is the nearest main town and it is 3.5 miles (5.6km) to the north. However, the pond sometimes suffers from eutrophication due to excess run-off of nitrate fertilisers from nearby arable land. Manor house, Stately homes. The Frensham Heights entry on the Find A Service area on the Your Surrey Wedding magazine website [10] Today the area of Frensham, Dockenfield and Tilford has a total population of 3,961.[11]. FRENSHAM HEIGHTS EDUCATIONAL TRUST LIMITED - Free company information from Companies House including registered office address, filing history, … Before it ceased in 1350, fifty-two area farms had become desolate. The majority of the land of Frensham parish is within the Metropolitan Green Belt and the substantial green buffer in the parish is Frensham Common which is owned by the National Trust and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). There are two active sports clubs in the village - Frensham Cricket Club and the Frensham RBL Bowls Club. Grand double doors link the Ballroom to the elegant double height Long Gallery with its impressive Gothic style mantelpiece and exquisite stained glass windows. In 688 AD, King Caedwalla of Wessex made a charter conveying to the Catholic church 60 hides of land that included Farnham, Frensham and Churt. Frensham Heights School is an independent school and sixth form college located in Farnham, Surrey, England, run by the registered charity, Frensham Heights Educational Trust Ltd. The following year Parry established a school Combined Cadet Force, with himself as its commanding officer, and became known in the school as 'Major Parry'.He had served in the British Army in both the 1st and 2nd World War. Frensham post office and village shop is a community run shop and celebrated its tenth anniversary in January 2006. Less than 5% of the Common is within spurs of the common in Churt to the south or Tilford to the north. The second part 'ham' means 'settlement', and is also from where we get the word 'home', so Frensham is 'Frena's settlement'. The local road network surrounds the site; the nearest trunk roads are 5 miles (8.0 km) away. Frensham Common is a large Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) heathland of 922 acres (3.73 km2) owned by the National Trust which includes two lakes. The lakes were used as a film location for the 1999 film The Mummy, posing as the river Nile. The summer edition of Our Frensham. Pierrepont School was bought by Ellel Ministries International and converted into a training centre. Frensham lies on the right bank of the River Wey (south branch), only navigable to canoes, shortly before its convergence with the north branch. The smaller Frensham Little Pond is a scenic area for picnics - neither swimming nor sailing is allowed there. Frensham Common is an English SSSI heathland of 922 acres (3.73 km2) owned by the National Trust which includes two large lakes and is managed by Waverley Borough Council and is almost wholly within Frensham, Surrey which is a nucleated village on alluvial soil narrowly buffered to the north-west, connected by a path.