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Site of gravel pit where Joseph Denby built a cottage in
Hummocky ground from abandoned pits excavated for road
Cobham fold was a postern gate for the Tudor deerpark.
Fairmile Farm. Owned by John
Southey, 15th Lord Somerville.
Inventor of a number of farm implements.
Windmill in the
early 19th near the site of the present hotel.
The Fairmile stretch was the site of cycle racing in the
1870s. It is also where an AA man was prosecuted for warning motorists of a
police speed trap.
16 mile stone
opposite junction with Fairmile Road.
Incorporated into a chain link fence. 18in high with distances on it.
Fairmile Hotel similar to the other.
Built by Dr.William Anderson
Fairmile Cottage. Invicta Cars
started by Noel Macklin. Later he
started Fairmile Engineering which imported Chassis from the USA. firm made Railton car-using chassis delivered
from Chiswick and bodywork made in Ealing and Hanwell in 1930s.
In ther 1930s Railton Motors was sold to the US Hudson Motors and the
works made Fairmile motor gunboats. Later taken over by the Ministry of
Defence. Presented with the bell from HMS Cobham.
Gate Lodge was built at the same time as the main house for the gatekeeper and
his family (see photo left). The original wrought iron gate has been restored,
however many other gates were melted down to make equipment in World War II
arranger's romantic walled garden. Topiary and garlanded cisterns around
house); circular lawn surrounded by borders designed for drought tolerance; hot garden with railway sleeper
feature; gravel bed; dovecote; bee alcoves; sorbus lutescens avenue, bog
garden, paving and pots.