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Banstead

(băn`stĕd, –stəd), town (1991 pop. 43,163), Surrey, SE England, on the North Downs. Banstead is mainly residential and comprises some highly regarded landscapes. A church from the Norman period and an excavated Roman villa are there. The area is mentioned in the Domesday BookDomesday Book
, record of a general census of England made (1085–86) by order of William I (William the Conqueror). The survey ascertained the economic resources of most of the country for purposes of more accurate taxation.
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. Banstead and the larger city of ReigateReigate
, city (1991 pop. 52,554), Surrey, S England. Largely residential, Reigate has numerous parks that attract visitors from London. In the partly Norman church is the tomb of Lord Howard of Effingham, who defeated the Spanish Armada. A technical college is there.
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 constitute the district of Reigate and Banstead.

Banstead

a town in S England, in NE Surrey. Pop.: 19 332 (2001)
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Reigate and Banstead Borough Council and Guildford Borough Council require the transportation, processing and on-ward sale of their dry mixed recyclate.
"All being well, we are intending to stage a series of stud tours next summer when people can come to visit him and the other stallions at Banstead Manor - and find out more about the breeding industry.
Banstead Manor general manager Philip Mitchell added: "In the foaling unit on February 11 2008 at 11.40pm little did we realise that we were witnessing the birth of a phenomenal racehorse.
Around 300 people - including Dalglish, ex-England managers Terry Venables and Howard Wilkinson as well as Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp - attended the funeral at the church on Banstead High Street.
Danedream will leave Cologne, authorities permitting, for Britain in January, where she will board at Newsells Park Stud before her date with Frankel at Banstead Manor.
So when they bumped into the Treadwell family from Banstead, who were on holiday in Wexford, they couldn't believe their luck.
And Earley claimed when we revealed the Banstead link that Whyte hoped to groom future Rangers stars through the obscure English club.
While the Banstead History Centre is self-funded, Mr Sweetman said they depended on the local library to host them and on the Surrey History Centre to provide advice and storage for the more valuable items in their collection.
Contract award notice: RBBC Top Cleaning Services for Reigate and Banstead Borough Council.
The son of Diesis has stood at Banstead Manor Stud since his retirement in 2008.
Andy Keay, a WoodChip Conservation volunteer, which patrols the 160-acre Banstead Woods and chalklands, to put off the poachers, said a 33lb haul of 400 Roman snails could earn a poacher about pounds 400.