Saturday, 4 February 2012

Hempshill Brook Northaw

Hempshill Brook
Hempshill Brook flows and is joined by a tributary from the north
Another tributary stream flows eastwards

Post to the north Ridgeway
Post to the west Northaw
Post to the east Cuffley
Post to the south Barvin Park

Hemps Hill

Northaw Road West
Kidston Institute.  Founded by Mrs Janet Maitland Bruce Kidston in memory of her husband in  1903. A plaque says it was once used as a branch of the Hertfordshire County library service.. It  was meant as  a  'social meeting place for men' and its endowment £1000 must revert to  the Church if it fails. In the 1970s it nurtured table tennis players of  national standard.   
The Cottage

Vineyards Road
The Vineyard – this is the name of a wood on the Nyn Park estate. It is said that grapes were once grown here.
Vineyard Bridge – bridge over the Hempshill Brook
Northaw Church of England Primary School. This was built in 1851, as a  National School.   

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