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TerryF   Link to this

Banstead Downs is in the middle of this segment of the 1786 map. http://www.motco.com/MAP/81001/SeriesSearchPlat...

Pedro   Link to this

Banstead Downs.

During his period outside London during the Great Fire Robert Hooke took advantage of the Epsom landscape, and the deep abandoned wells, to do many experiments on gravity, levity, pressure, respiration, smoke and many other phenomena.

(Info from The Curious Life of Robert Hooke by Lisa Jardine)

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