Thursday, 3 December 2009

The London/Essex border - Woodford Bridge

TQ 93 42
The London/Waltham Forest/Essex boundary crosses the Roding and the M11 going south east. It then follows a water channel at the backs of houses and crosses Chigwell Road
Thames Tributary River Roding - the Roding flows south and west

Post to the west Roding Valley
Post to the north Chigwell
Post to the east Chigwell
Post to the south Woodford Bridge

Sites on the London, Redbridge, side of the border

Ashton Playing Fields
The grounds were named after Mr. H.S. Ashton of Ingatestone who put up most of the money.

Sites on the Essex side of the border

Chigwell Road
735 Three Jolly Wheelers. Late 19th inn at the borough boundary. It is red brick with a rendered ground floor and Norman Shaw-like end. , It originally relied heavily on the tourist trade and used to hire out horses and traps to day-trippers going to Epping Forest.
Hill House

High Road
West Hatch High School. The school has 1,300 students from the local area and 200 sixth form pupils from a wider catchment. It was guilt in 1957 as West Hatch Technical High School.

Luxborough Lane
Tip and recycling depot
Chigwell Sewage Works

West Hatch
The western gate, or hatch, into Epping Forest.

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