Books about Churt

Churt: A Mediaeval Landscape by Philip Brooks

100 years in Churt by Una Snow

Churt, an Oasis through Time by Olivia Cotton

Churt Remembered by Olivia Cotton

Further Reflections on Churt by Olivia Cotton

A time of change.  A short history of Churt; the period between 1840 and 1880 by Gillian Devine

Churt and the War to End all Wars by Gillian Devine

The first 10 years.  The National School of St John’s, Churt, Surrey by Olivia Cotton

A Glimpse of Frank Mason’s Churt by Rex Morgan

Frensham Then and Now by Harry Baker

Hindhead or the English Switzerland by Thomas Wight

The life and Times of Richard Christopher Carrington by Norman C. Keer

A History of Churt Tennis Club by Peter Cotton

Ten Walks in and around Churt by Michael Stenning

And there are many more such as many of the books about Lloyd George and others such as

Strong for Service.  The Life of Lord Nathan of Churt by Montgomery Hyde

Woman Behind the Painter.  The diaries of Rosalie, Mrs James Clark Hook edited by Juliet McMaster

And other books such as mention Churt

Rural Rides William Cobbett

The Hilltop Writers.  A Victorian Colony among the Surrey Hills by WR Trotter

The Bishop’s Tenants by Philip Brooks

Churt is quite extensively mentioned in two of WH Hudson’s books ‘Birds and Man’ and ‘A Traveller in Little Things’.

And if you visit the website ‘’ you will find an astonishing number of references to our village!