Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Thames Tributary River Roding. Tributary from the west - Clatterford End

Thames Tributary River Roding. Tributary from the west
A tributary to the Roding flows westwards

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Countryside and houses on the edge of Fyfield - some on the site of an inner city children's home.

Post to the north -Lampetts
Post to the west - Pennyfeathers
Post to the east - Fyfield
Post to the south Herons Farm


Clatterford End.
A hamlet between Fyfield and the West Ham School –partly on Ongar Road.

Houchin Drive
Fyfield Village Hall

Ongar Road
Clatterford House. 19th house Rendered brick and timber frame
Clatterford Hall was a brick 18th house now replaced with modern house. Veteran horse chestnut tree alongside
Ivy Cottages Pair of cottages. Late 16 Timber framed and weather boarded,
with thatched roofs.
Elmbridge Hall. Housing in what was West Ham County Borough Council Residential Open Air School built as a truant and industrial school with a military type regime. It was used for ‘delicate’ children from 1925. It was closed and sold to Essex County Council in 1956. It became Fyfield Boarding School in 1958. Converted to posh housing in 2001.

Sources
Children's Homes. Web site
Pevsner and Cherry. Essex
Victoria County History. West Ham

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