Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Thames Tributary – Tributary to River Roding - Stapleford Tawney

Thames Tributary – Tributary to River Roding
The tributary continues to flow south towards the Roding


Post to the west Theydon Mount
Post to the north Northlands Wood
Post to the east Bob's Barn
Post to the south Great Tawney

Stapleford Tawney Road
Bell’s Cottages. Bell's these were once Bell's Farm and are probably 16th. They are timber framed and rough rendered. In one room is a Sleeping cupboard At one time this was a rectory
Howfield. House built .1700 in red brick with a hidey-hole by a bedroom fireplace.
Old Rectory, 18th brick building plus some weatherboarding with a 13th core. Inside are panelled gun cupboards and in the cellar
a working pump and a well. Lead from the roof has on it "Mark Webster 1861, 1872" plus various graffiti. There is a moated garden and a conservatory with moulded timber frame, cast iron brackets, original winding window opening mechanism and chimneys. Barn, 18th weather boarded and timber framed. Cart shed from the 18th. 18th granary timber framed on steddle stones. Garden Cottage 17th Timber framed and weather boarded
Little Tawney Hall an 18th house later refronted.
The old school, now the village hall.

The Moors

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