The Chess flows south-eastwards
Post to the west Blackwell Hall
Post to the south Latimer
This is a landscape park which
Lancelot Brown may have advised about.
The estate passed to Elizabeth Cavendish and her husband in the
Tower, this was a folly by a waterfall
on the Chess, It has now gone. The Tower Weir holds the water in the Great Water at its western end.
This area is
part of a much altered area of the pleasure grounds of Latimer Park. Buildings
of what was the National Defence College and housing encircle the wood. It was
originally planted on a hitherto open paddock in the mid 19th from which
some specimen trees remain.
Stockings Spring Wood
This area is a much
altered part of the remains of the pleasure grounds of Latimer Park. Most of
the early plantings have now gone.
Cave dell. The Cave was a folly. now gone.
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