Thames Tributary – tributary to the River Roding
The tributary flows southwards
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Village area and isolated pub
Post to the north Coopersale Common
Post to the east Gaynes Park
Post to the south Hobbs Cross Road
9 Theydon Oak Pub. 18th building including a detached coach house
26 A large timber-framed house formerly a farm, probably 16th. 17th- brew house addition. The annexe became the post-office. 16th barn. Timber framed and weather boarded
Forge Cottage Coopersale Lodge. 15th house timber-framed and plastered hall house
Houses said to once have been two almshouses
South Lodge. At the entrance to Gaynes Park. 16th Cottage. Timber framed and weather boarded. The porch has ‘rustic supports’
Yeomans, once called Dover Court, made up of 16th cottages 2-8. Weather boarded.
School. In 1850 Miss Archer-Houblon, of Coopersale House funded this church school and later funded an extension. It was replaced in the early 1970s and is now housing.
Home Farm. Granary from the 19th Timber-framed and weather boarded on red brick steddle stones. Barn from the 16th Timber framed and weather boarded. Its frame has been described as ‘very interesting’ in its style of carpentry which is said to relate to east Sussex. The building on the west side of the courtyard is 16th timber-framed and clad in black weatherboarding. It is said to be in a mid-Essex style of carpentry in contrast to the South West Essex style of the main barn. Partly now converted to housing
The name Fiddlers Hamlet is late but the 'Merry Fiddlers' was already the focus of settlement in the 17th century.
Stewards Green Road
Merry Fiddlers. The inn itself probably incorporates part of a 17th building
British History on line. Essex
British Listed Buildings, Web site
Merry Fiddlers. Web site
Pevsner and Cherry, Essex
Theydon Oak. Web site