Monday, 8 April 2013

Ray Brook Hawkshead Lane

Ray Brook
Ray Brook flows westwards

Post to the north Bradmore Green
Post to the east Gobions
Post to the west Waterend Green

Gobions Wood
Nature Reserve. Ancient woodland which includes the remnants of the landscaped 'Pleasure Gardens' created in the 1760s.
Deep Bottom – this area is at the west end of the wood and there are swallow holes where the chalk comes to the surface and streams flowing on the clay suddenly disappear underground

Bluebridge Road
Brooklands Park United Reform Church.  This is the only church in Brookmans Park. It was founded during the Second World War, as a Sunday School for evacuees

Hawkshead Lane
Royal Veterinary College Boltons Park. This part of the Royal Veterinary College’s us based on Boltons Park Farm and had been in use for 25 years. The farm has grazing grass with ancient mixed woodland along and woods planted by the college. It has a herd of Holstein Friesian cows for milking plus heifers. There are also sheep of mixed breeds. Eggs, bacon, lamb and turkey produced is used in the college canteen. The site includes a branch of the College of Animal Welfare

Sources
Brooklands Park Newsletter
Brooklands URC Web site
Royal Veterinary College. Web site

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