PUBLISHED: 13:56 28 July 2017 Andrew Bullock and Rachel Love Gustard Wood area guide Archant Situated northeast of St Albans, past Wheathampstead and Harpenden, Gustard Wood is comprised of Blackmore End and Lower Gustard Wood and is mostly rural, featuring lots of green land. This land makes up the Common, the local golf course and the fields of Blackmore End. Gustard Wood area guide St Peter’s Church The church was opened in 1910 as an outlying daughter church in the parish of Wheathampstead, serving the growing communities of Gustard Wood and Blackmore End. The cost of the building was provided generously by Mrs Laura Pearce of Tunbridge Wells in memory of her late husband, a former vicar of Ayot St Lawrence. In the 100 years since, St Peter’s has become a much loved landmark and place of Christian worship, and has enriched the work of St Helen’s, its parent church, in the process. Gustard Wood area guide Amenities and Leisure By the end of the 19th Century it was agreed by landowners that Gustard Wood Common and its neighbouring forest would be converted into a golf course. Nine holes were ready for play by 1893, and the famous golfer and… Read full this story
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