Monday, 19 October 2009

London/Buckinghamshire border., Little Britain

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The London, Hillingdon/Buckinghamshire boundary goes northwards along the River Colne


The Colne flows southwards
Colne Brook flows southwards
Frays River flows southwards

Post to the north Cowley
Post to the south Little Britain
Post to the east Cowley Peachey


Sites on the Buckinghamshire side of the boundary

Iver Lane
Delaford Park. Site of the Delaford Manor which was demolished in 18th and replaced by a grand house and woodland. Later the home of Sid James

Ford Lane
North Lodge
Huntsmoor Park. Site of a mansion now gone.
Huntsmoor Park Farm, specializing in Longhorn cattle
Yacht Club
Farlows Lake – commercially run fishery for Boyer Gravel Co.,

Sites on the London, Hillingdon side of the boundary

Frays River
Weir

Old Mill Lane
Old Mill House Listed Grade II. Mid 18th house with later 18th early 19th rear red brick with bright red brick dressings.

Packet Boat Lane
Little Britain Lake, another flooded gravel pit said to be in the shape of the British Isles


Sources
British Listed Buildings. Web site
Farlows Lakes. Web site
London Borough of Hillingdon. Web site

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