EPW040898 ENGLAND (1933). Sandy Lodge Golf Course, the Merchant Taylors' School and environs, Moor Park, from the south-east, 1933

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Pennawd [EPW040898] Sandy Lodge Golf Course, the Merchant Taylors' School and environs, Moor Park, from the south-east, 1933
Cyfeirnod EPW040898
Dyddiad March-1933
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Enw lle MOOR PARK
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Gwlad ENGLAND
Dwyreiniad / Gogleddiad 509346, 193603
Hydred / Lledred -0.41999773548151, 51.630131876051
Cyfeirnod Grid Cenedlaethol TQ093936

Pinnau

Manor of the Rose.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 11:46:32 AM
Metropolitan & Great Central Joint Railway line.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 11:10:58 AM
Expanding suburbia west of the Grand Union Canal and Croxley Green Station (LMSR branch).

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Friday 27th of September 2013 11:08:19 AM
Gravel wet pit, soon to be filled as the first of the Hampermill Lakes.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 11:05:59 AM
LMSR Croxley Mills Branch.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 11:03:35 AM
London Midland & Scottish Railway: Rickmansworth Branch.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 11:02:32 AM
Croxley Mills

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Friday 27th of September 2013 11:01:00 AM
The Universal Asbestos Works on Tolpits Lane.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 10:59:43 AM
New buildings of the re-located school, including a chapel on the south-west corner and the Great Hall.

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Lodge at east end of school site.

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Running Tracks: One lap (440 yards) and short sprint (100 yards).

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Cricket pavilion

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Merchant Taylors' School Playing Fields.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 10:51:34 AM
Track leading to The Lodge at the south-western end of the Merchant Taylors' site.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 10:50:30 AM
East Drive leading to Merchant Taylors' School.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 10:48:27 AM
Bothkennar Grange

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Large detached properties on Sandy Lodge Lane.

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Sandylodge Farm

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Friday 27th of September 2013 10:45:16 AM
Footpath leading from Hampermill to Moor Park across the golf course.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 10:44:32 AM
Sandy Lodge Golf Course

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Friday 27th of September 2013 10:43:10 AM

Cyfraniadau Grŵp

An attractive shot of part of Sandy Lodge Golf Course, looking north-west towards the newly-completed school, with the 1930-1985 Asbestos Works and the 1830-1980 Croxley Mills in the distance.

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Friday 27th of September 2013 11:52:28 AM
Sandy Lodge is one of several courses in the area which were set up between 1910 and 1944. Sandy Lodge Golf Club was founded in 1910 and the course was designed by Harry Vardon, who also planned the neighbouring links at Oxhey.



Merchant Taylors' School was built in 1933 on a spacious site of 256 acres, having successfully completed the move out of central London after years of debate. This image is one of a series undertaken by Aerofilms, on a crisp March afternoon, just as the school buildings were completed for the start of the Summer Term.



The wet pit marked above would soon be filled by the first of the lakes at Hampermill by 1938 and a second was to follow in 1961.



In the distance to the north-west, the first of many industrial concerns to be established along Tolpits Lane was the Universal Asbestos Manufacturing Company's works, the initial phase of which was completed by the end of 1930. Further expansion was to take place by 1939 and a railway siding was laid on the south side of the London Midland & Scottish (Rickmansworth Branch), just beyond the Croxley Mill siding junction. The siding into the west side of the Asbestos factory remained in place until the freight line was closed in 1968, but the Croxley Mill siding gained a reprieve until 1981 and so the factory on Tolpits Lane continued to be served by the Croxley Mill weekday train after its journey to the Mill. Both factories were closed in the 1980s as further evidence of the declining industrial base in the Watford District.



However, both the independent school and the golf club continue to thrive!

John Swain
Friday 27th of September 2013 11:45:50 AM