Thames Tributary River Mole - Norbury Park
The Mole continues to flow west and north
Post to the north Thorncroft
Post to the east Leatherhead Downs
Post to the south Mickleham
The Norbury Park ice house is said to be ruinous
Mickleham Tunnel. When this 524 yard tunnel was bored through the hill in Norbury Park estate, a condition was laid down by the Park’s owner, Thomas Grissell, that there should be no vertical shafts and that the portals should receive architectural treatment.
Pressforward Bridge. This bridge, also Locke's Bridge, carries a drive to Norbury Park over the Mole. The four-arched bridge was built around 1780 and strengthened by Surrey County Council in 1990.
Norbury Park Farm. Producers of local blue cheese
Norbury Park Farm Dairy. Late 19th Octagonal flint building with a wooden veranda, octagonal louvre and ornamental cast iron weathervane. Inside are white tiles with a blue border, and has three blue tiled panels, depicting pheasants, rabbits and a dairymaid.
Farm Buildings. Brick and flint barns with a hipped roof. (Very unclear what the Priory was – some references to Mickleham Priory or Norbury Priory – is this the site of the original manor house?? Which had some relationship with Merton Priory – would welcome information)