Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Epping

Epping, market town and par. with ry. sta., W. Essex, in Epping Forest, 16 miles NE. of London, 5319 ac., pop. 2343; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday; has cattle fairs, and sends large quantities of dairy produce to the London market. Epping Forest (formerly Essex or Waltham Forest), between the Lea and the Boding, was at one time very extensive; the unenclosed portion was secured to the public by Act of Parliament, and was opened by Queen Victoria in April 1882.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town and parish with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Epping CP/AP       Essex AncC
Place: Epping

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