Sunday, 20 December 2009

The London/Essex border - South Weald

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The London/Havering/Essex boundary continued down the Weald Brook

The Weald Brook flows south east towards the River Ingrebourne and the Thames. It is joined by a stream from the north east rising in the area of the chalybeate spring.

Post to the west Weald Side
Post to the south Harold Park
Post to the east South Weald

Sites on the Essex side of the border

Bennetts Farm
Front Park
Chalybeate Spring. The water was said to be chiefly “splenetic with a small impregnation of sulphur," and to have “drying and astringent quality.” It was recommended for haemorrhages.
The Oaks

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