The Gade flows
An area on the outskirts of the Hemel Hempsteads area, crossed by the Gade, the canal and the railway line. On the edge of the Nash Mills here is Dickinson's own house set in green fields.
Post to the west Nash Mills
School. In 1837, John Dickinson moved to
Abbots Hill which he had had built for himself on land which had been part of Black
Hill Farm. It is said that he had only one door which was in the front of the so
that he could monitor comings and goings. It later became the home of Arthur
Evans the archaeologist and another family members. In 1912 it was bought by
the two Miss Bairds who founded a private fee-paying school for girls there. This
Nash Mills Village
Places Web site.