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Denham Court Hillingdon

Summary

Most of the historic landscape at Denham now falls within Buckinghamshire Golf Course, a golf club owned by a Japanese company, and is in South Buckinghamshire District Council. Denham Court was later owned by the GLC and St John's Covert, lake and island are all within LB Hillingdon. There are still remnants of avenues of lime, and footbridges across the River Colne north of Denham Court built c.1850, and those east and south of Denham Court date from c.1890s.

Basic Details

Previous / Other name:
Denham Country Park

Site location:
Denham Court Road, Denham

Postcode:
UB9 ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Public Open Land

Date(s):
C18th

Designer(s):

Listed structures:
LBII*: Footbridge across River Colne north of Court. LBII: footbridge east of Court; footbridge south of Court,

Borough:
Hillingdon

Site ownership:
to check (part no longer LB Hillingdon)

Site management:
London Wildlife Trust (Denham Lock Wood)

Open to public?
Yes

Opening times:
unrestricted to Denham Lock Wood

Special conditions:

Facilities:

Events:

Public transport:
Tube: Uxbridge (Metropolitan) then bus. Rail: Denham. Bus: U9, 331

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/11/2005
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Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ054863

Size in hectares:

Green Flag:
No

On EH National Register :
No

EH grade:
None

Site on EH Heritage at Risk list:
No

Registered common or village green on Commons Registration Act 1965:
No

Protected under London Squares Preservation Act 1931:
No

Local Authority Data

The information below is taken from the relevant Local Authority's planning legislation, which was correct at the time of research but may have been amended in the interim. Please check with the Local Authority for latest planning information.

On Local List:
No

In Conservation Area:
Yes

Conservation Area name:
Denham Lock

Tree Preservation Order:
Not known

Nature Conservation Area:
Yes - Metropolitan or Borough I

Green Belt:
Yes

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
No

Other LA designation:
Denham Lock Wood: SSSI and Local Nature Reserve

Fuller information

The woodland contains oak and ash, and some horse chestnut, with hazel coppice and some yew and holly understorey. Groundwork Thames Valley uses Colne Valley Visitors Centre from where there is access to Denham Lock; there is also access via Uxbridge Golf Course (q.v.).

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