The London/Kent Boundary - Cudham/Halstead borders
The boundary leaves Perry’s Lane to follow Washney’s Lane and then New Year’s Lane.
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An area of Woodland. The boundary again goes down country lanes which seem ancient and remote from the modern world. Here I recently saw real wild deer jumping about in a road which was actually inside the London boundary.
Post to the east Halstead
On the boundary
New Year’s Lane
The area around the lane – including Newlands Wood and Washneys was sold in 1909 by the Earl of Derby to A.W.Machonocie – an early producer of tinned food. It was again sold in 1927 to Smithers.
At the boundary the name has changed from Perry’s Lane to this
The Washneys. Common land