The London Surrey boundary - Claygate
TQ 16106 63566
Suburban area on the edge of Surbiton
Post to the east Chessington
Post to the south Claygate Common
Post to the west Claygate
Sites on the Surrey, Elmbridge side of the boundary
A wooded area with oak, hornbeam, and beech. Birds include kestrel, sparrowhawk and green woodpecker.
58 Griffin. Hidden away in a back street, a two-bar pub. the saloon features Mann, Crossman and Paulin windows.
19 garden artistically designed and constructed by owners with rockeries and ponds creating a tranquil setting; walkway across bridge to garden chalet; small woodland area; colourful planting in borders and containers.
Ruxley Towers. 'Very bad stucco Gothic tower'. A belvedere added to main house 1872. Turned into flats. Frightening silhouette of gargoyles. Built by Lord Foley. Films: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.
Junction pillar box
27 Catari. garden with shrubs and plants grown for the keen flower arranger. There is an unheated conservatory full of plants from all over the world and a collection of Bonsai trees grown from seeds and cuttings.
Griffin. Web site
Pevsner and Cherry. Surrey