Thursday, 2 February 2017

M25 Bletchingly North Park


Post to the east Godstone Interchange
Post to the west Big Pickle



East Reservoir
Disused reservoir owned by Sutton and East Surrey Water Co.and is leased by them to a Scuba Diving Company. It is also a nature reserve. This is an old sand pit and is marked on such as maps from the 1960s – it was presumably dug post-Second World War.

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North Park
North Park Farm. This extensive site is now the Orpheus Centre. Founded in North Park Farm in 1998 by song writer Richard Stilgoe, who also lives here. It is a residential care home that helps young, disabled adults learn life skills through the performing arts. Important archaeological finds associated with the farm are in the square to the south west.

Stretton Brook - runs north/south through this area


Sources
Tadd. Industrial History of Tandridge
Orpheus Centre, Web site
Subterranea. Journal 

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