Thursday, 11 February 2010

Thames Tributary Ravensbourne - Hayes Common

Thames Tributary Ravensbourne
The Ravensbourne continues to flow northwards

Post to the north Hayes
Post to the south Keston

Barnet Wood Road
Barnet Wood, distinctive for its alder woodland and sessile oak
Barnet Wood Football Club
Hayes Cricket ClubPark House Football ClubBromley Rugby Football Club
Gorsewood
Colyer’s Wood

Croydon Road
Oast House. Designed by Philip Webb and built in the middle of the common for Lord Sackville Cecil. More finesse than the Red House. Interior altered out of recognition.

Five Elms Road
Simpson’s Cottages

Hayes Common
Hayes Common covers 79 hectares and is largely oak woodland with small patches of lowland dry heath, acid grassland, lichen heath, scrub and ponds.

Oakleigh Road
Ravenswood School. Boy’s secondary school.

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