Coulsdon Common

Open space in Old Coulsdon, existing until now

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Open space · Old Coulsdon · CR3 · Contributed by Scott Hatton
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2017


Coulsdon Common lies near to Old Coulsdon.

The threat of enclosure led to it being taken over by the Corporation of London in the early 1880s.

At 51 hectares, it forms part of a larger area of open countryside within the London green belt that links London with the wider countryside of Surrey. Coulsdon Common lies in the North Downs Natural Area and virtually all of it is a Site of Nature Conservation Importance (Site of Metropolitan Interest) for its chalk grassland and wood pasture habitats.

This mosaic of open grassland, scrub and woodland contributes to an attractive landscape nestled amongst the residential housing nearby.

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VIEW THE OLD COULSDON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE OLD COULSDON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE OLD COULSDON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE OLD COULSDON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE OLD COULSDON AREA IN THE 1900s
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