Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Theobald's Brook - Broadfield Farm

Theobald’s Brook
Two arms of Theobald’s Brook meet and flow south east towards the River Lee
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Countryside area to the west of Cheshunt. Fields, farms and some industrial sites



Post to the south Theobalds
Post to the north Goff's Oak
Post to the west Woodgreen Farm
Post to the east Bury Green


Barrow Lane
The Boundary Bank which divides inheritance areas joins the lane by Elm Lodge and then continues along it to Halstead hill
Broadfield Farm. The farm was part of the Theobald’s Estate. The farmhouse is 19th in yellow stock brick. Barn is 17th timber framed and weather boarded with five entrances.  A large mound south of the farm buildings, may, or may not, be the barrow mentioned in the road name
Footpath to the farm is on the line of the wall which went round Theobald’s Estate in 1621.
Elm Lodge. Victorian house.

Flamstead End Relief Road

Home Wood

Hanging Plantation

Soures
Hertfordshire County Council. Web site
Pevsner and Cherry. Web site

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