Todd Brook – tributary to the River Stort
Todd Brook flows west towards the
Post to the east Potter Street
Post to the west Netteswellbury
London Road, built in the 1960s as a
bypass to the traditional London Road to the east.
Gravel Pit springs. Nature area and
Including some urban woodland
Latton Street began as Mill Lane from
the mill on the Stort and continued as Latton Street to and Purfoots Green and
School House. 19th house
in grey brick. This was the 19th village school provided by
Arkwright of Mark Hall.
Puffers Green. Also called Purfoots Green
possibly named from Thomas Proudfoot, who had an estate here in the 14th
Coppins. This was once called ‘Purfoots’.It
is a timber-framed house, probably a late medieval hall house. Outbuilding
on the east side is 16th in red brick
Brick cottages built in the 19th
century for the Mark Hall estate. This was down to members of the Arkwright family
– descendants of the inventor – who developed the area and estate in the mid 19th.
Azelea. Plaque which has 'M 1878' on
it. Said to have been built as almshouses by the Arkwright family.
Puffers House. House
built in 1864 with a clock tower which has a timber spire and wind-vane. Brick
house with a central front door in the shape of an arch inscribed 'work while
it is day'. Cast iron rails at the front garden.
Round house, built c. 1750 said to be
of Dutch design, demolished 1955.
Pot house, used by 17th
potters was probably near the junction with Carters Mead
Nicholls Field playing field. Mural
The Phoenix. Took over the licence of
the Kings Head in 1957 – which it is probably when it was built. Live gig pub