Croydon Road: Wagon near the Ravensbury Arms Pub

Croydon Road: Wagon near the Ravensbury Arms Pub

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Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​4_​1-1
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Notes / History Local artist painting sales outside The Ravensbury Arms pub (also known as the Blue House) and bearing the arms of the manor of Ravensbury. During the Medieval period, jurisdiction over the parish of Mitcham was divided between four manors: Biggin & Tamworth to the north, Vauxhall (Phipps Bridge to Commonside West), Mitcham Canons and Ravensbury to the west. Over the centuries, the manor of Ravensbury has been associated with many notable names. For instance, control passes to the Carews of Beddington during the Tudor period and the Bidder family during the 19th century.

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