Saturday, 29 August 2009
The London Surrey boundary - skirting Cane Hill
The London/Surrey/Croydon boundary goes up Rickman Road turning west along the southern boundary of Rickman Hill Recreation Ground and then north up its west side to Page Hill where it follows a footpath north.
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Suburban and countryside area on one of the steep valleys west of the A23 and railway lines coming out of Croydon.
Post to the north Chipstead Valley Road
Post to the east Cane Hill
Post to the south Millstock
Sites on the Surrey Banstead side of the border
Means market place
Woodlands Deer Farm
Sites on the London, Croydon side of the border
Coal post at the junction with Holmeoak Road, Portnalls Road, Rickman Hill Road and Hollymead Road
Rickman Hill Road
Knightsmead. A show place garden on heavy clay, designed for perfume and colour. It has spring bulbs, ferns and woodland plants; raised beds, water features, a conservatory and a glazed pergola.
Rickman Hill Recreation Field. bought by Coulsdon and Purley UDC in 1927. It has Mother Kitty’s Shaw in one corner
Coal post. Web site
Croydon Council. Web site
Field. London Place Names
Posted by M at 01:08