Friday, 1 January 2010

The London/Essex border - Bellhuis

Boundary London/Essex/Havering
The boundary goes west along the southern boundary of Brick Kiln Wood and from the edge of the wood follows a westbound path towards the southern edge of Running Water Wood following Running Water Brook. At Aveley Road it turns sharp north.



Rural area with woods and fields. The country park covers an old estate with lakes and woodland

Post to the west Warwick Woods
Post to the north Brambles Lane
Post to the east Brick Kiln Wood

Sites on the London, Havering, side of the border

Aveley Road
Trace of a Roman Road north of the common sewer. follows the boundary to Hacton. supposed to go to West Thurrock ferry in the other direction, Bredle Street

Belhuis Wood Country Park
Café etc
Running Water Wood
Whitehall Wood. Early Saxon pits and timber structures
Romford Lodge
Running Water Brook, Water voles live there


Sites on the Essex side of the border

Aveley Road
Whitepost Woods. Managed as part of the country park., ancient woodlands

Sources
Essex County Council. Web site
Victoria County History. Essex
Wild Essex. Web site.

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