Knotts Green 9384

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The Green has long remained public open space and today, somewhat encroached, it consists of a strip of grass and some trees.

History

Knotts Green was a hamlet along the route between Snaresbrook and Leyton, previously called Low Leyton. The area was rural until it was developed in the C20th. A former resident of the hamlet in the 1880s was Mr Gurney Barclay whose gardens and grounds here were admired and were famous for the observatory he built.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail/Tube (Victoria): Walthamstow Central. London Overground: Leyton Midland Road. Bus: 38, 48, 55
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust