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Putney Heath (also known as Putney Upper Common)7569

Short Description

The Heath is on undulating land with areas of woods and grassland and has several ponds including Scio Pond. There are a number of memorials on the Heath, including the war memorial to the north near Putney Heath Road, and a memorial to the Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment. An obelisk by George Dance was erected in 1788 to commemorate an experimental fire-proof house created by David Hartley in 1776, near Tibbet's Corner. Opposite the Green Man Pub in the north east is the former Pound for stray animals.

Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Putney, Barnes then bus. Bus: 85, 170, 265, 424, 485
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References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust