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Knotts Green 9384

Brief Description

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


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.

Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.


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


  • London Parks and Gardens Trust