Saturday, 26 September 2009

The London/Surrey border - Long Ditton

A square by square look at London
TQ 17 67

The London/Kingston/Surrey boundary comes northwards down Mandeville Drive, and continues in the same trajectory skirting the ends of Grange Close and Sylvan Gardens, it continues down Beechwood Close, crosses the railway and goes down the eastern edge of Victoria Recreation Ground

Post to the north Seething Wells and Hampton Court Palace Golf Clubhouse
Post to the east Southborough
Post to the south Long Ditton

Sites on the London, Kingston side of the border

Ashcombe Avenue
Southborough House. John Nash 1808. Has survived in the middle of this development. L-shaped, with a pretty octagonal domed porch in the angle. Garden front of seven bays, the middle one a canted single-storey bay-window Stuccoed, upper windows arched, pediment over the centre
Summer House in the garden Two-storeyed
9 atttactive 20th house by Ronald Robson.

Sites on the Surrey, Elmbridge side of the border

Church Road
The Cottage

St Mary’s Road
School

Cockrow Hill

This work has been compiled over many years and from many different sources

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