Sunday, 7 August 2011

Thames Tributary – tributary to the River Roding - Debden

Thames Tributary – tributary to the River Roding
The Tributary rises in this area and flows south eastwards

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Suburban area on the edge of Epping Forest and local authority built Debden

Post to the west Debden


Burney Drive
The stream flows alongside the road in a wide grassy verge

Chester Road
Gunmakers Arms. Large modern pub

Church Hill
Flats on the site of Loughton bus garage. This garage replaced the one across the road in 1953 and was closed itself in 1986. .
Homebase. This building is effectively the 1923 Loughton Bus Garage which was replaced in 1953 and became the Co-op bakery.
Plume of Feathers Pub. This pub dates from the 1820s and has a more modern front extension hiding the original building.

Clays Lane
The road is named after a Mr. Clay
Goldings. Blue plaque to Everard Calthrop 1857 – 1927, Engineer and pioneer of the parachute
Loughton golf club – 9 hole course

Englands Lane
The area was developed in the 1920s by George England. It was once called Ree Lane after the stream and there was a ford at the Clay Lane junction.
Ree House stood in the area and had at one time been a chapel. Demolished 1906.
Goldings Hill Evangelical Church

Goldings Hill
The road was built in the early 17th to link Loughton to Epping and was built on a causeway

Grosvenor Drive
Epping Forest Community Church. Evangelical, charismatic – established 1982.

Lower Road
Blue plaque to W.W.Jacobs on a gatepost

Pyrles Lane
Hillyfields Open Space

Rectory Lane
Rectory Green Open Space. This was also Parson’s Green and the Rectory stood nearby

Sources
Blue Plaque guide
Epping Forest Community Church. Web site
Glazier. London Bus Garages
Gunmakers Arms. Web site
Plume of Feathers. Web site
Victoria County History of Essex

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