The Great Camp in 1853 was arguably the most important thing that has ever happened in Chobham. In particular the visit of Queen Victoria made a lasting impression.
If you missed the Chobham Museum’s exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Great Camp, you might enjoy a virtual tour of the exhibition – click on ‘Virtual Tour’ in the top left margin.
If you don’t have time for the virtual tour then you may find the summary useful.
Many people travelling along the Chobham Sunningdale road will have glimpsed this monument on a hill on the Common and wondered of its meaning.
Photo: David Stoke