Grovefields (also known as The Grove Open Space, Grove Fields)9343

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Grovefields is a steep grassy slope on one side of Harrow Hill, rising up towards the parish church of St Mary's, where there was evidence of early medieval, or possibly earlier, agricultural use. Now public open space, it is traversed by tarmac paths with perimeter trees, and has fine views over Harrow. The hedged War Memorial is on the former site of the village pound.

History

The land here was part of the estate of Harrow Manor in the C11th and later part of Rectory Manor estate.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Harrow-on-the-Hill (Metropolitan). Bus: 182, 186, 223, 258, H10, H14, H18, H17
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust