Mitcham Common

Mitcham Common

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Date Photo Taken 6th August 1928
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 J.H. Butcher
Picture Reference Mit_​Parks_​Open_​Spaces_​1-16
Original Format Bromide
Notes / History Foothpath on Mitcham Common, situated in the triangle formed by the Beddington Lane - Mitcham Junction and Hackbridge - Mitcham Junction lines of what was Southern Railway.

It has been suggested that some of the footpaths traversing the Common, may be the remains of Anglo-Saxon causeways.

Saxons are known to have settled in the Mitcham area, many local place names are derived from the Anglo-Saxon language.

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