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Crooked Billet (also known as Shepherd's Hatch Gate)

Introduction

Crooked Billet is a small corner of Wimbledon Common with a green, two public houses and residential housing, which despite surrounding development has never quite lost its identity as a semi-rural enclave. There are a number of trees on the green, including a horse chestnut, willow and London plane.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

There is unrestricted access to the green.

Directions

Rail: Wimbledon, Raynes Park then bus. Tube: Wimbledon (District) then bus. Bus: 93, 200

Owners

Wimbledon and Putney Common Conservators; Young's plc (public houses)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Wimbledon West
Key Information

Type

Village Green

Purpose

Public Park

Survival

Extant

Hectares

0.6

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust