Thursday, 3 December 2009

The London/Essex border -Buckhurst Hill

The London/Waltham Forest/Essex boundary goes south to cross Rangers Road from Epping Forest. It follows the stream from Connaught Water to meet the Redbridge boundary at Whitehall Plain.
The London/Redbridge.Essex boundary goes south west down Whitehall Plain to cross Brook Road
The River Ching flows south and west
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As the old A11 climbs out of London into Essex, it widens and there is more green space

Post to the north Epping Forest
Post to the south Buckhurst Hill
Post to the west Chingford


Sites on the Essex side of the boundary

Church Road
St John the Baptist. The parish church built in 1837 as a chapel of ease. In the following year it became a separate ecclesiastical district. It has a nave, chancel, aisles, north porch, and tower with pinnacles and spire and has been enlarged. It is a stone building in the Early English style.
St.John’s Church of England School
Rectory – demolished and replaced by Glebe House in the church grounds.

Epping New Road
Albany House
Warren Wood House. Rough pub
Oak Hall
The Reindeer

Hills Road

Manor Road
Holmehurst

Whitehall Plain

The Ching

Sources
St.John the Baptist. Web site
Victoria History of Essex

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