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Post to the north Barkingside Mossford Green
wrought-iron gates, gateposts, and railings of an 18th
house called Great Gearies. The house itself was rebuilt c. 1900
Mossford Green. Marked
thus on the Ordnance Survey map of 1883, but as ‘Moss foot Green’ on earlier
maps of 1777 and 1805, so possibly it means 'mossy foot (of a hill)', from Old
English ‘mos’ and ‘fot’, with ‘grene’ for
'village green'. Subsumed into Barkingside after the construction of
Eastern Avenue. This is the original name of the area.
Holy Trinity, 1840 population growth in the area
justified the building of the church. Built with funding
from the Church Commissioners as a result of
a local appeal towards a church,
and a site was given by the owners . of
Gayshams Hall. The building still has the character of a country church of the
1969 by A.E. Heal
Council flats on the site of Gayshams House which
was bombed and destroyed in 1944.
Cemetery. London Borough
of Redbridge. Built in 1923/4 by Ilford
Burial Board and split in two parts by the road. centre office like a wishing well with a dripping tap. Dr.
Barnardo’s plot. No chapel. extension
to it in 1954.