TL4506 : Rye Hill entrance to Epping Long Green

near to Epping Green, Essex, Great Britain

Rye Hill entrance to Epping Long Green
Rye Hill entrance to Epping Long Green
This eastern entrance to Epping Long Green is also the most northern point of Epping Forest land.
Epping Long Green
Historically this part of Epping pre-dates the current town of Epping which lies to the south. Epping Long Green straddles the hamlet of Epping Green and is bisected by Epping Road.

Epping Long Green is an Epping Forest Green Lane which in the past would have provided grazing land for local people and drovers. These lanes linked Waltham Abbey, Harlow, Latton Priory and the surrounding villages.

Footpaths and bridleways link Epping Long Green to Galleyhill Green TL4004 : Bridleway through Galleyhill Green and thence to Aimes Green TL3902 : Epping Forest, Aimes Green.
Epping Forest
Epping Forest (formerly known as Waltham Forest) is an ancient woodland north-east of London. As a former royal forest dating from the 12th century, it is managed by the City of London Corporation.

The forest is 2,476 hectares in area, comprising woodland, grassland and open heath, forming a 19km long green corridor.

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2011
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 October, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 16 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Paths  Roads, Road transport  Woodland, Forest  Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
Epping Forest  Epping Long Green 
County (from Tags)
Essex 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4509 0653 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.3221N 0:5.9935E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4513 0652
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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