South of the road the manor and parish boundary continued southward, passing east of the hamlet of Goulds Green, to Portway or Porter's Lane which ran east from Drayton towards Dawley.
South of Portway Lane lay Hide Field, an almost detached 42-acre field protruding southward between Drayton and Harlington parishes.
situated north of the modern Vine Street and mainly east of the Frays River. 6) Hillingdon parish, including the 99-acre 'chapelry' or township of Uxbridge, contained 4,944 a. From medieval times Hillingdon, Uxbridge, and Cowley were for many purposes so closely related that it is almost impossible to consider them apart.
Stretching northward from Cowley church almost to Uxbridge and bounded by Kingston Lane and Cowley Road to the east and west were more than 300 a. Approximately one-third of this, chiefly on the west bank of the Pinn, belonged, in the 18th century and presumably earlier, to the manor and parish of Cowley; (fn.
3) on the north, Hayes and Harlington to the east, and West Drayton and Harmondsworth to the south.
Along the London Oxford road (Uxbridge or London Road) south-east of the bridges carrying the highway over the Frays and Colne streams lay the hamlet and market-town of Uxbridge, whose inhabitants, relying on the town's tenuous claim to borough status, exercised an ill-defined franchise over an uncertain area of between 80 and 100 a.
Pages 55-69A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 4, Harmondsworth, Hayes, Norwood With Southall, Hillingdon With Uxbridge, Ickenham, Northolt, Perivale, Ruislip, Edgware, Harrow With Pinner.
Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1971.
In 1777 Rye Hill Field apparently lay south of Rye Fields Farm in the triangle formed by Long Lane and Sweetcroft Lane. 50) Abutting Rye Hill Field to the south was High Field, said in the late 17th century to contain 67 a. 51) Hillingdon Field and Little Hillingdon Field possibly lay near the two settlements, but other fields mentioned in the 17th and 18th centuries all lay south of the London road. 52) South of the modern West Drayton Road were Hale Field, Beadle, Bedwell, or Bedewell Field, and Upper Field, a large field extending southward to the almost-detached Hide Field. 53) Between Upper Field and Falling Lane to the west was a small field known variously as Harlton, Horton, or Alton Field.