Betjeman Gardens, WD3

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Famous children’s author to attend opening of Sutton school’s new library
A Sutton primary school has invested in a new library after their headteacher made it her top priority when she joined three years ago.

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Here are the Santa’s grottos where you can meet Father Christmas this year
It’s nearly December, which can only mean one thing - Santa is coming.

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Half-marathon organisers to launch Ealing Family Mile
ORGANISERS of the Ealing Half Marathon have announced that the 2018 Ealing Mini Mile will open for entry on Friday, December 1, and for the first time will incorporate a Family Mile.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15677667.Half_marathon_organisers_to_launch_Ealing_Family_Mile/?ref=rss
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Zimbabwe latest: Huge crowds gather in London amid news Robert Mugabe 'will be officially dismissed as president on Sunday'
Huge crowds gathered outside London's Zimbabwe Embassy amid claims officials will meet on Sunday to dismiss Robert Mugabe as president.

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This Wimbledon pub is offering a dinner and pint to anyone alone this Christmas
A pub in Wimbledon is offering a free Christmas dinner and a pint to anyone who is on their own this Christmas.

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A new mother is hosting an informal get together with other mums after being inspired by a social app.
A new mother is hosting an informal get together with other mums after being inspired by a social app.

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Man dies after collapsing in Woolwich town centre
A man has died after he collapsed in Woolwich Town Centre yesterday.

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Tooting music venue announces closure after less than a year
Local police officers were among scores of people who took to social media to express sadness at the closure of a Tooting music venue just under a year since it starting up.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15663212.Tooting_music_venue_announces_closure_after_less_than_a_year/?ref=rss
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Elderly driver who smashed into Petts Wood charity shop and killed a woman will not be punished
The family of a volunteer who was killed when a car driven by an elderly man smashed through a Petts Wood charity shop window have demanded a change in the law.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15663198.Elderly_driver_who_smashed_into_Petts_Wood_charity_shop_and_killed_a_woman_will_not_be_punished/?ref=rss
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Crash involving a car and a cyclist in Cheam
Road closures are in place after a crash between a car and a cyclist on York Road in Sutton.

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Longest-serving Richmond councillor Geoffrey Samuel elected 60 years ago today
On this day sixty years ago, Richmond and Twickenham’s longest-serving councillor Geoffrey Samuel was first elected.

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Woman arrested after four-car crash in Twickenham
A woman has been arrested after a four-car crash in Twickenham.

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Empire Cinemas confirm new Sutton complex to open in the new year
A new multi-million pound Sutton cinema will open to customers in late January 2018.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15657518.Empire_Cinemas_confirm_new_Sutton_complex_to_open_in_the_new_year/?ref=rss
VIEW THE CHORLEYWOOD AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CHORLEYWOOD AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CHORLEYWOOD AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CHORLEYWOOD AREA IN THE 1860s
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Chorleywood





Chorleywood lies on the Hertfordshire/Buckinghamshire border in the heart of the Chess Valley.


Chorleywood’s origins can be traced back to prehistory. Local flint in abundance was ideal material from which Palaeolithic and Neolithic man fashioned his implements, examples of which have often been found in local woods, fields and gardens. Amongst other Roman finds, two possible villa sites (circa 60AD) have been discovered in the area and excavations in the Chess Valley have revealed the site of a Roman water mill and brewing complex. Unfortunately, the most likely site of the associated villa is now buried under the M25 motorway.

The first main settlers were Saxons, the Chess Valley being the centre of their community. The river now known as the Chess and originally called the Pichelsburnae (the mousehawk stream), was named the Isen by the Saxons but later became the Lowdewater and by 1805, the Chesham Stream. During the Saxon period Chorleywood formed part of the Manor of Prichemareswarde (Rickmansworth) which was given to the Monastery of St. Albans by Offa, King of Mercia, over the seal of Edward the Confessor. Shire Lane was the boundary between Wessex and Mercia.

In the late medieval times Chorleywood remained very small and even as late as the year 1700 the population constituted only about 40 tenant farmers. The Manor remained in the hands of the Monastery of St. Albans until the Dissolution when it passed to the Bishopric of London, subsequently to be reclaimed for the Crown by Elizabeth. The Manorial rights were eventually acquired by Henry Batty who gave his rights to The Common to the then Chorleywood Urban District Council. These have now passed in succession to the Parish Council.

The present road structure came into being with the passing of the first Turnpike Act in 1663. Use of the Reading to Hatfield road (now the A404) requiredW:H:03660


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Arnett Close, WD3 · Arnett Way, WD3 · Beacon Way, WD3 · Berry Way, WD3 · Betjeman Gardens, WD3 · Bridle Lane, WD3 · Burfield Road, WD3 · Cedars Avenue, WD3 · Chalfont Lane, WD3 · Chalfont Road, WD3 · Chandler’s Lane, WD3 · Chesnut Avenue, WD3 · Chess Close, WD3 · Chess Hill, WD3 · Chess Lane, WD3 · Chess Vale Rise, WD3 · Chestnut Avenue, WD3 · Chorleywood Close, WD3 · Chorleywood Road, WD3 · Copthorne Close, WD3 · Copthorne Road, WD3 · Dellwood Close, WD3 · Elm Way, WD3 · Field Way, WD3 · Finch Green, WD3 · Fir Tree Hill, WD3 · Gilliat’s Green, WD3 · Goosefields, WD3 · Greenhills Close, WD3 · Harewood, WD3 · High Close, WD3 · Highfield Way, WD3 · Hill Rise, WD3 · Hillpoint, WD3 · Kingfisher Lure, WD3 · Langleybury Lane, WD3 · Lime Tree Walk, WD3 · Loudwater Drive, WD3 · Loudwater Lane, WD3 · Loudwater Ridge, WD3 · Lynwood Heights, WD3 · M25, WD3 · Mead Place, WD3 · Meadow Way, WD3 · Millthorne Close, WD3 · Money Hill Road, WD3 · Moneyhill Parade, WD3 · Mount View, WD3 · Nightingale Place, WD3 · Nightingale Road, WD3 · Old Barn Lane, WD3 · Old Chorleywood Road, WD3 · Overstream, WD3 · Park Way, WD3 · Pheasants Way, WD3 · Rasehill Close, WD3 · Raven Close, WD3 · Redhall Lane, WD3 · Rooks Hill, WD3 · Rousebarn Lane, WD17 · Rousebarn Lane, WD18 · Rousebarn Lane, WD3 · Shepherds Way, WD3 · Spencer Walk, WD3 · Station Approach, WD3 · Swallow Close, WD3 · The Climb, WD3 · The Close, WD3 · The Clump, WD3 · The Drive, WD3 · The Highlands, WD3 · The Mount, WD3 · The Willows, WD3 · Thrush Green, WD3 · Timberidge, WD3 · Townfield, WD3 · Troutstream Way, WD3 · Upper Hill Rise, WD3 · Valley Road, WD3 · Violet Way, WD3 · West Way, WD3 · Winchfield Way, WD3 · Woodbank, WD3 ·


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