TQ4783 : Castle Green

taken 7 years ago, near to Barking, Barking And Dagenham, England

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Castle Green in this square
Castle Green
Castle Green
The name dates back over 200 years to a time when the area was rural. The "castle" that gave its name to the place was a castellated house which was built around 1800 and survived until 1938.

When the Becontree Estate was built in the 1920s and early 1930s, a strip of open land north of Ripple Road was left as a buffer between housing to the north and land set aside for industry on the former marshland to the south. This is now known as Castle Green.

More information about Castle Green can be found at LinkExternal link

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TQ4783, 46 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 November, 2016   (more nearby)
Thursday, 10 November, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4721 8383 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.0513N 0:7.2620E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4727 8384
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Image Type (about): geograph 
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