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Abbey Wood Open Space

Introduction

Abbey Wood Open Space is an area of grassland and woods, so called for being in the ownership of Barking Abbey in medieval times.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Rainham

Owners

London Borough of Havering

History

Period

Medieval (1066-1540)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Green Belt

  • Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation

  • Reference: part in Ingrebourne Valley
Key Information

Type

Managed Woodland

Purpose

Recreational/sport

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Period

Medieval (1066-1540)

Survival

Extant

Hectares

3.5

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust