Thames Tributary River Ravensbourne - Heath Park

Thames Tributary River Ravensbourne
The Ravensbourne continues to flow south towards the River Rom

Post to the north Squirrels Heath
Post to the south Hornchurch
Post to the west Heath Park

Ardleigh Green Road
Ardleigh Green Estate was developed by Carter as part of Emerson Park from 1895 and was intended as an estate of country villas for City gents. Later, as Ardleigh Green, houses were built by E A Coryn, and then after the First World War by his son Allen Coryn, who had been clerk of works to Welwyn Garden City
Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints 1962-4, extended 1986. Built of timber and yellow brick, with a detached, gilded spire in the shape of an arrow.
House for developer, Coryn, on the junction with Ayloff's Walk

Brentwood Road
Drill Corner
The Drill Pub. A pub here dates from at least the 1870s.
Re-generation Methodist Church. This is Gidea Park (Wesleyan) Methodist church which opened in 1926 using a school-chapel. The church was built in 1958. It now concentrates on providing a religious centre for young people.

Haynes Road
The name is associated with a family called Hoynes here in the 15th

Haynes Park
Urban parkland area

Heath Park
Named because this was once a heathland area as in the other local name Squirrels Heath.

Slewins Lane
62 locally listed
162, 164 & 166 locally listed

Walden Road
Goodrington School, private

Woodlands Avenue
Burnthouse Wood


bob flunder said…
Having flowed south from its source by Gallows Corner Romford, the Ravensbourne crosses Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch immediately entering Harrow Lodge Park. It then flows for about 0.75 miles south west through the park entering a very large boating lake formed in about 1958 by damming the river. It exits the lake continuing 0.25 miles in a southwesterly direction and leaves
the park at Upper Rainham Road, Hornchurch, immediately joining the River Rom very close to the point at which the Rom is "renamed" as the River Beam, which then flows southward to Bretons.

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