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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

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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 · Quickley Lane, 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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