TQ5083 : Wantz Stream in Dagenham

taken 2 years ago, near to Dagenham, Barking And Dagenham, Great Britain

Wantz Stream in Dagenham
Wantz Stream in Dagenham
Wantz Stream is a tributary of the Beam River and is seen here, looking upstream, in the Beam Parklands.

Wantz, incidentally, is derived from the Middle English word wente meaning a way. Where four ways or paths met, or in other words a crossroads, the location was known as "four wantz", so the stream probably rises at a historic crossroads upstream in the Romford area.
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TQ5083, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 30 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
Stream 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5012 8365 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.9083N 0:9.7729E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5010 8361
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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