Friday, 27 January 2012

Cobbins Brook - Copped Hall Estate

Tributary to the Cobbins Brook
The Tributary flows north towards Cobbins Brook
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Part of the huge Copped Hall Estate

Post to the south Ambresbury Banks
Post to the north Copped Hall Estate
Post to the west Epping Bell Common

Road between Copped Hall and Epping Road
Concrete pillbox stands in woodland on the south side. This is part of the Outer London Defence ring guarding the anti tank ditch

Copped Hall
Copped Hall Home Farm. The farmhouse is a red brick 19th building. Dairy red brick 19th model farm building
Lake. This is a man made feature east of the mansion, has an island, a summerhouse and a collapsed boathouse. There is some carp fishing. Pillbox on south west corner of the lake.  This is part of the Outer London Defence ring guarding the anti tank ditch.
The White House. 19thEstate house in a 16th vernacular style.


Sources
Defence of Britain. Web site
Pevsner and Cherry, Essex
Pillbox. Web site

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