Sunday, 7 April 2013

Mymshall Brook - Bradmore Green

Mymshall Brook
A tributary to Mymshall Brook flows westwards
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Inter war suburban village set in countryside.


Post to the north Foxes Lane
Post to the south Hawkshead Lane
Post to the west Waterend


Bradmore Green
Brookmans Park Hotel, an example of roadhouse gothic. Refurbished in 2011, there’s a great buzz about the place.

Bradmore Way
Brookmans Park Primary School. The school dates from 1952

Brookmans Avenue
Brookmans Park Library

Brookmans Park Golf Course
Flinters Wood

Moffats Lane
62/ 64 The White House and Moffats.  Large 17th house now divided into two. At one time it was a school. It is red brick on one side – called Moffats and white painted brick on the other - The White House. It was used for Second World War evacuees and then the Roman Catholic Servite School. It was also approved by the Ministry of Health as a hostel for girls in 1941.
65 Moffats Farmhouse. This is a 15th open hall house altered in the 16th.  The house is said to be associated with the nursery rhyme 'Little Miss Muffett'.
Granary at Moffats Farmhouse, 19th  Weatherboarded
St.Michael and All Angels chapel. This was converted after an appeal in 1949 to convert the Moffats squash court to a chapel, it was consecrated in the following year. It was used by the local United Reform Church until they had purpose built church constructed

Peplins Wood

Station Road
Brookmans Park Station. The station lies between Welham Green and Potters Bar and is managed by First Capital Connect. It was opened by the London and North Eastern Railway in 1926. The station building is still the LNER original.

Sources
British Listed Buildings. Web site
Brookmans Hotel. Web site
Brookmans Park Primary School. Web site
Welwyn and Hatfield Council. Web site

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