The London/Hertfordshire border - Deacon's Hill
Suburban area on the edge of Boreham Wood
Post to the west Elstree
Post to the east Scratchwood
Post to the north Borehamwood
Tunnels of former Midland Railway main line pass under Deacon Hill, south of Borehamwood. The Old Tunnel, built 1868, and the New Tunnel, 1895, are both 1,072 yards long.
Sites on the Hertfordshire side of the border
Deacon’s Hill. Big house
Deacon’s Hill Open Space
Deacons Hill Road
Road made in 1881 by the owner of Deacon’s Hill House for easy access to the station.
British History. Online. Web site
Hertfordshire County Council. Web site