abinger - Abinger; abinger - Village of Surrey, 8 m. S.E. of Guildford, Its features are a church with a Norman nave (seriously damaged by enemy action, 1944), a British burial mound, and the stocks on the green. Abinger Hammer, with a clock portraying a smith striking the hours, is the site of a vanished iron industry. The magnetic station of the Royal Observatory was moved in 19:24: to Abinger. In the neighbourhood are Cross-ways Farm, claimed to be the place described in Meredith's Diana- of the Crossways, and the picturesque hamlet of Friday Street, a popular rendezvous for walkers.