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Cumgranissalis   Link to this

The town of Epsom first became famous for it's natural mineral water when a local farmer, Henry Wicker took his cattle up to a watering hole on the Downs in 1618. The alleged healing properties of the water brought crowds from London who wanted to escape the squalor in return for the country air.

1661 saw the first recorded race meeting to be held on the Epsom Downs and the
tradition continued until the summer of 1779 when one of today's greatest ...
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Epsom
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Cumgranissalis   Link to this

Nonsuch be here nearby Epsom
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Pedro   Link to this

The Medicinal Waters that in the 17th century made Epsom the first spa town in England,

Picture of well.

http://www.epsom.townpage.co.uk/salts.htm

TerryF   Link to this

History, etc. of Epsom at Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epsom

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