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War Memorial Green and Tarzy Wood, Wanstead (also known as Epping Forest)

Introduction

Wanstead War Memorial is on a triangular site that is adjacent to Wanstead War Memorial Wood, a small detached fragment of Epping Forest, locally known as Tarzy Wood. Wanstead War Memorial Wood contains mainly pedunculate oak and hornbeam.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Snaresbrook (Central). Bus: 66, 101, 145, 308, W12, W13, W14.

Owners

City of London Corporation

History

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Wanstead Village
  • Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation

Key Information

Type

Memorial Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Period

Early 20th Century (1901-1932)

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust