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Map showing the second Handcross Park
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Map showing the second Handcross Park

The map shows the second Handcross Park situated quite a distance from the first. The first one, Handcross House, was pulled down, but, as some sort of memorial, a corner of the building was left standing opposite the school until the dual carriageway was built. The strange-looking pillar is shown on the map and clearly shows that the first house was about the same distance from the road as the school is today.
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Picture added on 28 January 2012 at 19:23
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Handcross Park
It seems unlikely that any photograph of Handcross House exists, nor even of the corner of the house which was left standing for many years.
However, I have now found a line drawing of the house and it is easy to imagine what one of the tower-like corners looked like after the remainder was demolished.
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Added by Barry Ray on 17 January 2014
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