Mitcham Common: Cranmer Green

Mitcham Common: Cranmer Green

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.Early 1800s
Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​Parks_​Open_​Spaces_​1-1
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”.

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