English: Churt is a village and civil parish in the borough of Waverley in Surrey, England. It is located on the A287 road between Hindhead and Farnham, and is split by the Surrey–Hampshire borders. Its origins date back to the Saxon period. The original boundary stones are visible at the junction of Green Lane and Green Cross Lane. The village of churt is recorded as being part of the "Great Sacks" that belonged to the Bishop of Winchester. Frensham Great Pond, dug to provide the Bishop of Winchester, Hædde, with fresh fish, is the north border. Both the great and little pond were emptied during the world wars as they were landmarks usuable by enemy bombers. With the areas of Hankley, Bordon, Bramshott having a heavy military presence, it was advisable. The ponds have also been used in numerous films; Carry on Jack, The Mummy and more recently Eden Lake.
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