Woodford Bridge Green 9526

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Woodford Bridge Green is a large triangular village green surrounded by houses on sloping open land with a large pond, and at its west end abuts St Paul's Church. Another smaller area of green is situated at some distance to the west.

History

Woodford Bridge near Claybury Hill was one of four hamlets that made up Old Woodford, along with Woodford Row now Woodford Green, Woodford Wells and Church End now South Woodford, separated by fields and meadows. It was so-called for its position near an important crossing point over the Roding River, the road was an ancient route from Essex to Suffolk and Norfolk.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Woodford , Fairlop (Central) then bus. Bus: 275, W14
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust