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Great Forest of Essex

Inscription

Here was once the Great Forest of Essex.

Site: River Lea Watermills + Great Forest of Essex (2 memorials)

E10, Walnut Road

These two memorials are on either side of the entrance to Walnut Road.

Credit for this entry to: John Hartley

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Great Forest of Essex

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Great Forest of Essex

Since about 1000 various areas have been designated 'forest' meaning a royal ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Great Forest of Essex

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River Lea Watermills

River Lea Watermills

River Lea Watermills 1066 - 1854 Some of the goods made in River Lea Watermills.

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