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a town in S England, in NE Surrey. Pop: 19 332 (2001)
Historical Examples

It is very good at banstead itself, though that is a country sufficiently poor.
Rural Rides William Cobbett

When banstead took the chorus out to supper he had the ready repartee of his kind.
Viviette William J. Locke

“Seems to take it badly,” remarked banstead, looking at his disappearing figure.
Viviette William J. Locke

banstead’s blatant folly had been enough to set any man in a rage.
Viviette William J. Locke

He was a fastidious man, and did not care to soil his mind with the memory of banstead’s existence.
Viviette William J. Locke

“You’ve treated me damned badly,” said banstead, turning on his heel.
Viviette William J. Locke

banstead lingered by the threshold and took up an illustrated paper.
Viviette William J. Locke

Dick stuffed his bast in his pocket, and muttered things uncomplimentary to banstead.
Viviette William J. Locke

banstead itself, like Woodmansterne, its neighbour to the east, has not much to show of village buildings.
Highways and Byways in Surrey Eric Parker

Blue hills beyond blue hills recede into the remote distance; from banstead Down one can see into Oxfordshire.
Certain Personal Matters H. G. Wells


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