UCR: Chalk Lane

Location: Chalk Ln, Epsom, Surrey KT18, UK
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  • Location: Epsom, Surrey.
  • OS Explorer Map 146, 'Dorking, Box Hill, & Reigate'.
  • Starting OS Grid Reference: TQ215587 
  • Starting GPS Co-ordinates: N51 31' 40" W000 25' 90"
  • Finishing OS Grid Reference:  TQ207599
  • Finishing GPS Co-ordinates: N51 32' 50" W000 26' 90"
  • To see: Epsom Downs Racecourse.
  • ALWAYS follow the Greenlane Code!
Despite it's classification as a UCR, this is just a metalled country road like any other and is closed except for access. Boring!

Epsom Downs Racecourse can be found at the southern end of the lane.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

First TRO'd in 1922, long before anyone had thought of 4WD, because of the racing stables at the bottom, which used Chalk Lane to reach the downs.

Although shown as ORPA on the OS map, the OS doesn't specifically claim to mark UCRs: only publicly maintainable roads which may be of particular interest for recreational use.

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