John Cobb, Lower Green Esher

John Cobb, the world record land speed holder, lived on Arran Way, the remains of the property were found during an excavation of the area by Tom Munnery, an archaeologist working for the Surrey County Archaeological Unit . Cobb Green is located at the end of Arran Way, very close to The Old Cottage, andContinue reading “John Cobb, Lower Green Esher”

Beyond Esher

Edward McKnight Kauffer produced this striking purple and green painting for Transport for London in 1916, and it is preserved in the TFL archive. The painting was modified into print for the No 178 Surrey Heaths advertisement. https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/posters/item/1983-4-757 https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/collections/collections-online/artwork/item/2000-10079