Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Thames Tributary – tributary stream to River Roding. - Wardens Hall

Thames Tributary – tributary stream to River Roding.
The stream flows northwards to the Roding


TL 58 07

Post to the north Willingale 59 08
Post to the south Norton Heath Road 

Fyfield Road
Wardens Hall. Farmhouse, built early 18th in pale red brick Moated site. Said to have been built for Sir John Slater, died 1740, a Lord Mayor of London. It was the manor house for Willingale Doe.
Farm buildings. Livestock buildings, granary, barn and waggon shed, engine house all late 18th and early C19. They are round three sides of a court of facing the main front of the hall.
Air force remains – some of the service sites for Chipping Ongar air field remain nearby. Some have been removed and housing put on the site.
Concrete roads to the south are the runways and perimeter roads of the Chipping Ongar, Willingale Airfield.

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