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Woodford Wells, Redbridge

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Woodford Wells, Redbridge

Woodford Wells is an old hamlet now part of the northern suburbs of London, England, in the district of Woodford, about 0.5 miles north of Woodford Green and on the edge of Epping Forest. The name is first shown on a map in 1805, and refers to mineral water wells. In the 18th century briefly the hamlet was a small spa but by the 1870s the wells had been long neglected and Woodford Wells was become a "straggle of hamlets".
Administrative CountyRedbridge
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ4092
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan

Woodford Wells, Redbridge in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Woodford Wells, vil., Woodford par., and eccl. dist., partly also in Walthamstow par., Essex - dist., pop. 2796; vil., 1 mile N. of Woodford sta.; has a mineral spring.

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