Sunday, 21 July 2013

River Bulbourne - Northchurch

River Bulbourne
The Bulbourne flows south eastwards

Post to the south Northchurch

Grand Union Canal
North Church Top Lock No.69
Back pumping station. This is where there is a British Waterways borehole from which water can be back-pumped to the Tring summit using equipment installed upstream.

High Street
The High Street follows the line of Roman Akeman Street
Recreation Ground

New Road
New Road Cemetery. In use since the 1920s.
Northchurch House with stable yard, etc
Woodside Cottage – 18th or earlier in brick probably around a timber frame with red brick 19t extensions. Said to have been the parish Pest House Deep well in front of house with brick curb and wood winding gear.

Northchurch Common,
The common, partly now owned by the National Trust, stretches considerably beyond this area to the north and joins Berkhampstead Common to the west.

Sources
Canalplan. Web site
Dacorum Council. Web site
English Heritage. Web site

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