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Elms Pond Open Space and Lakeside Sutton

Summary

Elms Pond Open Space and Lakeside are landscaped lakes that were associated with Wallington House, which was demolished in 1928. Elms Pond became part of the Elms estate in 1799 and was landscaped c.1805. Although the Manor House has gone, there was a clause in the 1790s to ensure preservation of the land as open space. The form of the present landscape with fountains, borders, yews etc. was made between 1928-1930. The lakeside was extended in length in the C19th and now has a wooded perimeter. The site has many fine trees. Elms Pond was restored in c.2004.

Basic Details

Previous / Other name:
Elms Estate/ Wallington House Estate

Site location:
London Road, Wallington

Postcode:
SM6 7DD ( Google Map)

Type of site:
Public Open Land

Date(s):
C18th, 1800, 1930

Designer(s):

Listed structures:
LBII: Bridge and culvert at west end of Elms Pond

Borough:
Sutton

Site ownership:
LB Sutton

Site management:
Parks Service

Open to public?
Yes

Opening times:
unrestricted

Special conditions:

Facilities:
none

Events:

Public transport:
Rail: Hackbridge c1km to north, Wallington c1.5km to south. Bus: 151, A5, 726, 407

The information shown above was correct at the time of the last update 01/11/2004
Please check with the site owner or manager for latest news. www.sutton.gov.uk

Further Information

Grid ref:
TQ285649

Size in hectares:
0.7

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:
Elms Pond: Carshalton Village; Lakeside: Beddington park

Tree Preservation Order:
No

Nature Conservation Area:
No

Green Belt:
No

Metropolitan Open Land:
No

Special Policy Area:
No

Other LA designation:
None

Fuller information

Sources consulted:

Andrew Skelton in BCWAS. Special paper No. 5 (1995) Wallington House and the Elms at Wallington Corner

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