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

  • Blue hills beyond blue hills recede into the remote distance; from banstead Down one can see into Oxfordshire.

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