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A Modern History of Brookmans Park
1700-1950

by Peter Kingsford

Photographs

John, Lord Somers 1651-1716<br>National Portrait Gallery, London Robert William Gaussen 1812-1880
John, Lord Somers 1651-1716
National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert William Gaussen 1812-1880
Gobions, from a drawing by J.C. Buckler 1840 Brookmans in the 19th century
Gobions, from a drawing by J.C. Buckler 1840
Brookmans in the 19th century
Moffats Farm at the beginning of the century Moffats, formerly one residence, showing the mansard
Moffats Farm at the beginning of the century
Moffats, formerly one residence, showing the mansard roof
The farm at Skimpans Reeve's Cottage, Hawkshead Road
The farm at Skimpans
Reeve's Cottage, Hawkshead Road
From top to bottom, Brookmans Avenue, the old Moffats Lane, the track to Folly Arch and the first houses in Mymms Drive. The black arrow indicates the approximate line of the Old Great North Road A history of Brookmans Park must include its 18th century landmark, Folly Arch, erected by Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, owner of Gobions. From a drawing by J.C. Buckler, 1840
From top to bottom, Brookmans Avenue, the old Moffats Lane, the track to Folly Arch and the first houses in Mymms Drive. The black arrow indicates the approximate line of the Old Great North Road
A history of Brookmans Park must include its 18th century landmark, Folly Arch, erected by Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, owner of Gobions. From a drawing by J.C. Buckler, 1840


Chapter 1 - Lord Chancellor and Bank Governor 1700-1816
Index - A Modern History of Brookmans Park
Photographs - from the book

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