Harrow Weald

Page 68

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Middlesex. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1937.

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(O.S. 6 in. (a)V, S.E. (b)X, N.E.)

Harrow Weald is a parish on the N. boundary of the county and adjoining Pinner on the E.


a(1) Priory House, on the S. edge of Bentley Priory Park, has been almost entirely re-built but incorporates the base of a 16th-century brick chimney-stack. The garden-wall is probably of the 17th century. An outbuilding and walls 300 yards to the S. are probably of the same date.


Monuments (2–4)

The following monuments, unless otherwise described, are of the 17th century and of two storeys; the walls are timber-framed and the roofs are tiled.

Condition—Good or fairly good.

a(2) Seven Bells Inn, 500 yards S.E. of All Saints Church.

b(3) Ashcombe House, cottage S. of Boxtree Lane and over ½ m. S.W. of All Saints church, was built probably early in the 18th century.

b(4) Farm Cottage, 570 yards S.S.E. of (3), has an original chimney-stack with two diagonal shafts. The upper storey projects at the N.E. end.

For Grim's Dyke, see p. xxiii.