Sunday, 10 April 2011

Thames Tributary Bourne Brook - Bournebrook bridge

Thames Tributary Bourne Brook
The Bourne Brook continues to flow south west, becoming the River Rom


This is a village area with modern houses and older farms

Post to the west Bournbridge
Post to the north Stapleford Road
Post to the east Tysea Hill
Post to the south Wellingtonia Avenue

Bournebridge Lane
Bourne Bridge

Knolls Hill Free School. Built 1734 and now converted to a house. Built of red and blue brick. Above the door is written 'Glory to God. Knolls Hill Free School for teaching poor children to read and write, erected and endowed at the sole expence of the Honourable Sir John Fortescue (etc) 1734'.In use as a school until the 20th.
Butchers Farm. 18th red brick house.
Greenacres Farm

Oak Hill Road
Maybrand Farm Fishery
Twinoaks Farm
Straights Plantation Stapleford Road
Pinchback Bridge
Brook Farm.
Industrial and trading area.
Stapleford Farm

Sources
Victoria County History Essex