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Photographs of Lambourne

The parish church of St.Mary and all Saints Lambourne.

map ref TQ49-492982 ^ view point E.




A View from the Northeast corner.

map ref TQ49-492982 ^ view point S.W.

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Mutton Corner

This field is known as Mutton Corner, located about a quarter mile east of St. Marys.
Referred to as 'leg of mutton piece' circa 1602 A.D.

map ref TQ49-481961 ^ view point N.E.
(a 16th century ridding of the great wood.)



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Bloody Mead

This field is known as Bloody Mead, local legend cites this as a battlefield in Roman times.
Close to Roman main road and nearby settlements, located just north of Abridge.

map ref TQ49-466972 ^ view point S.W.
(just within Theydon Bois parish bounds.)



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Rye Mead

Last Lambourne field to be farmed as strips (medieval crop rotation system).
In September 1941 was home under canvas to flight 49, airbourne unit of the SOE.

map ref TQ49-495972 ^ view point N.W.
(located just north of the airfield.)

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Threatened area

Area on the north bank of the River Roding recently saved from large scale development.
Arnolds (Arneways) farm in the distance. Site of a ducking stool and gallows in medieval times.

map ref TQ49-492982 ^ view point S.E.
(looking southeast over proposed development site.)

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Patch Park

One of the original manor houses of Lambourne.
Farmed by the Eliot family for the greater part of the 19th century.

map ref TQ49-492982 ^ view point N.


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Mynchynlands

The ancient name of this field was Mynchynlands, the modern name is Mincings.

map ref TQ49-492982 ^ view point S.W.
(View of the footpath from Patch Park to the church.)

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Mynchynlands

Looking North East with Patch Park just visible in the distance.

map ref TQ49-483963 ^ view point N.E.
(earliest reference circa 1300 A.D.)


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