Sunday, 5 March 2017

M25 Alderbourne


Post to the south Junction 16
Post to the north Tatling End



Broadspring Wood
Ancient woodland within the Colne Valley Regional Park.

Fulmer Lane
Alderbourne Lodge. This is a cottage ornee from the early 19th with a thatched roof overhanging on rustic posts. There is a circular floor area beneath and there is a porch with timber-framed gable. It is a  lodge to Alderbourne Manor.
Alderbourne Manor, This land belonged to Alderwyke Priory, Wraysbury and was once known as Nutting Grove. In the 1830s it was then a working farm. ItIt was sold in 1907 and sold again in 1926 as a large house and grounds., The sites of early medieval kilns have been found in the grounds.  It is now let into flats.
Alderbourne Manor Farm.

Gladwyns Wood

Hawkswood Lane
Hawks Wood
Hawkeswood House. This is the headquarters of the Jalaram Jyot Trust,  This is a Hindu organisation connected to a Mandir in Brent. It undertakes and grant funds charitable works in that area.

St. Huberts Lane
Old Prestwick – old site which means Priest’s Farm. It is an 18th red brick  house. There is also an 18th timber framed barn. This was once the home of Laurence Olivier and Vivian Leigh.
Little Prestwick. Became Neo-Gothic in the 1960s
Prestwick Farm

M25

Sources
British Listed Buildings. Web site
Buckinghamshire County Council. Web site
Hansard
Historic England. Web site
Hunt and Thorpe, Gerrards Cross
Jalaram Jyot Trust. Web site
Pevsner. Buckinghamshire

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