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Documents and Links


Legislation

Monken Hadley Common Act 2022               The Enfield Chase Act 1777This is the Act which created the Common in 1777 Plan of the Common in 1777 (taken from the plan which accompanied the Act)Tracing made in 1884 from an original copy of the 1777 Plan held by the Duchy of Lancaster Table of References to the 1777 Plan Former Enfield Chase - Plan of the King’s Allotment as at March, 1778Plan shows how the King’s Allotment had been divided and let, with tenants’ names marked in pencil on a printed plan - though even as early as March 1778 some parts had already been sold off

Plans, Maps and Guides

Location of Monken Hadley Common Plan of Monken Hadley Common Plans of Monken Hadley Common (West) 1865-2011 Based on old Ordnance Survey maps at 1:2,500. For the meaning of abbreviations used on these maps, click the pin in the top right hand corner of the first page, and another pdf will open. Plans of Monken Hadley Common (Central) 1865-2011Based on old Ordnance Survey maps at 1:2,500. For the meaning of abbreviations used on these maps, click the pin in the top right hand corner of the first page, and another pdf will open. Plans of Monken Hadley Common (East) 1865-2011Based on old Ordnance Survey maps at 1:2,500. For the meaning of abbreviations used on these maps, click the pin in the top right hand corner of the first page, and another pdf will open. Map of “MIDLE-SEX” by the Dutch engraver Pieter van den Keere (1571-1646)This map, which was published in London in 1627, is re-engraving of van den Keere's original map of 1605, but with titles in English. It shows, between “Bernet” and “Ludgraues”, what is now know as Jack's Lake. London LOOP, - Section 16 (Elstree to Cockfosters) Section 16 of the LOOP crosses the Common. Pymmes Brook Trail - Monken Hadley Common to Pickett's LockPymmes Brook Trail starts on the Common.

Documents

Report of the Committee to Investigate Common Rights (1902)Report of the committee appointed at the meeting of Commoners held on Easter Tuesday, 1901 Monken Hadley Conservation Area Character Appraisal Statement, 2007Published by Barnet Council Monken Hadley Common Management Plan, 2016/17 to 2021/22The current Management Plan Monken Hadley Common Management Plan, 2010/11 to 2015/16The previous Management Plan Site survey (including geology) 2015Site survey (including geology) 2015 Woodland Management Plan 2016The Woodland Management Plan Ecology Survey 2020 (botany, great crested newts, bats)Ecology Survey 2020 (botany, great crested newts, bats)

Links

Victoria County History - Monken Hadley Monken Hadley by Frederick Charles Cass, M.A.Rev. Frederick Charles Cass M.A. (Oxon) (1824-96) was Rector of Monken Hadley between 1860 and 1891. St Mary's Church, Monken HadleyMonken Hadley Parish Church Monken Hadley Cricket ClubMHCC's pitch is at the western end of the Common. Hadley Angling and Preservation Society (HAPS)The fishing of Jack's Lake (which lies partly on the Common) is leased to HAPS. Day tickets are available.

Local Pubs

The Hadley Hotel, 113 Hadley Road, EN5 5QNThe hotel (& pub) is about 300 metres south of the Common, and is very convenient for walkers on the London Loop (leave the Common by the Hadley Road gate). The Cock Inn, Chalk Lane, Cockfosters, EN4 9HUThe Cock Inn is immediately east of the Common, on the London Loop about 50 metres from the Games Road gate.