Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Thames Tributary – Beverley Brook - Roehampton Vale

Thames Tributary – Beverley Brook
The Beverley continues to flow northwards to the Thames


Post to the north Richmond Park
Post to the south Kingston Vale

Kingston Vale
Robin Hood – on the Kingston Zodiac this area is on Sagittarius – the archer. Robin Hood might also be associated with the footpads who worked this main road area in the 18th,
Robin Hood Hotel closed and has now become housing.
Beverley Bridge Robin Hood Gate to Richmond Park
Kingston University Roehampton Vale Centre.Houses the University’s Engineering Department

Richmond Park
Silver Hill

Wimbledon Common
Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Fields In 1922 the Conservators acquired 42 acres of Newlands Farm. Richardson Evans had been instrumental in securing the land for the public. The rest of the land is used as a sports facility
War Memorial Grove. Includes granite cross on a raised octagonal base. It is inscribed with the names of local men who died in the Great War of 1914-1918.

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