Mitcham Common: Cranmer Green
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.Early 1800s|
|Original Format||Bromide of Painting|
|Notes / History||This early Victorian print shows a group of huntsmen on Cranmer Green near the site of the Ravensbury Arms,
viewed from the Croydon Road with The Rectory,
The Canons and
Park Place in the background.
James I was said to have complained that the “lewd people of Mitcham did so much poaching that there was a great scarcity of game”.