Thursday, 19 November 2009

The Hertfordshire/London Border - Elstree

The London/ Barnet/Hertfordshire border continues east along Barnet Lane

Rural area, posh houses and riding schools

Post to the west Elstree
Post to the east Deacon's Hill
Post to the south Edgwarebury

Sites on the Hertfordshire side of the boundary

Allum Lane
Radnor Hall. This was a white house previously known as Palmers.
Tip.
Palmers Lodge, a white brick and tiled house,
Lawn Cemetery. Opened 1962 in the grounds of Radnor Hall, demolished 1950s. A stream runs through the site.

Sites on the London,Barnet, side of the boundary

Barnet Lane
Penniwells Farm. Disability riding centre.
Abbotsbury
The Leys. House, Stables, Orangery, Lodge.
Elstree Manor

Fortune Lane
Fortune – 17th house called this stood in the area
Wishing well called Pennywell
91 Mary's Croft, Wildflower meadow, large garden, woodland. Many unusual plants

Sources
Hertfordshire County Council. Web site
London Borough of Barnet. Web site
Penniwells. Web site
Pevsner and Cherry. Hertfordshire
Pevsner and Cherry. North London

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