Croxley Green, Hertfordshire (near Rickmansworth)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Croxley Green and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Whitethorn Morris Dance At The Coach And Horses On Croxley Green

For many years in the 1980s and 1990s morris dancers performed outside the two lovely pubs on Croxley Green - the Coach and Horses and the Artichoke. Whitethorn Morris frequently chose these pubs as their venues for Boxing Day entertainment. The Whitethorn Band provided ...Read full memory

The Watford To Rickmansworth Railway In The Second World War

Croxley Green station is now - in the 21st century - merely a shadow of its former busy life. My Auntie Dorrie (Doris Lacey) worked at this station throughout the Second World War and beyond and told me many stories of working life on the Watford to Rickmansworth line. Auntie ...Read full memory

The Artichoke On The Green

I used to walk or ride my bike past the Artichoke public house almost daily while running errands from the small group of shops opposite the church. There used to be a small cycle shop, news agent, grocers shop, and a garage, with the Sportsman public house at the north end of the group. In the warmer months ...Read full memory