Place:


Runnymede  Surrey

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Runnymede like this:

Runney Mead, broad level meadow (now a race-course), Surrey, on river Thames, in NW. vicinity of Egham and 2 miles W. of Staines; here, or on Magna Charta Island adjacent, King John signed the great charter, June l9,1215; Runneymead Park, seat, is here.

Runnymede through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Runnymede has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Runnymede go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Runnymede in Surrey | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17336

Date accessed: 24th October 2017


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