Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Thames Tributary Earlswood Brook - Earlswood Common

Thames Tributary Earlswood Brook
The Brook flows west towards the Mole


Urban and recreational area south of Redhill

Post to the west Earlswood Common
Post to the north Redhill Common


Asylum Arch Road
Jolly Tots Nursery site of pub called the Bridge Hotel, 1854.

Earlswood Common
Clay soil here was used for brick making from the middle ages
The Ring Cricket Ground. Redhill and Old Coulsdon Cricket Club. Old Coulsdon was a very old club, said to be the first to use three stumps, but joined with Redhill in 1997.
Boating Lake. Once had a kiosk and boats for rent. Lakes had been created by digging for clay workings from the 13th but the lakes were renovated for leisure use and a new water area created after the First World War.

Horley Road
Reigate and Banstead Council depot.
Earlswood Sewage Works. Owned by Surrey Water. Outflows into the Earlswood Brook – the largest such flow into a tributary of the Mole.

Three Arch Road
Redhill Football Club

Sources
Chelsea Speleolgical Society Journal 
Penguin Surrey
Redhill Cricket Club. Web site
Surrey County Council. Web site

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