Epping Forest

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Ep·ping Forest

A former royal hunting preserve of southeast England northeast of London. It is now a public park.
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Epping Forest

(Placename) a forest in E England, northeast of London: formerly a royal hunting ground
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Ep′ping For′est

(ˈɛp ɪŋ)
a park in E England, NE of London: formerly a royal forest.
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In the year 1775, there stood upon the borders of Epping Forest, at a distance of about twelve miles from London--measuring from the Standard in Cornhill,' or rather from the spot on or near to which the Standard used to be in days of yore--a house of public entertainment called the Maypole; which fact was demonstrated to all such travellers as could neither read nor write (and at that time a vast number both of travellers and stay-at-homes were in this condition) by the emblem reared on the roadside over against the house, which, if not of those goodly proportions that Maypoles were wont to present in olden times, was a fair young ash, thirty feet in height, and straight as any arrow that ever English yeoman drew.
His skeleton was preserved at the London Hospital and the rest of his remains have recently been discovered in a grave near Epping Forest in Essex by author Jo Vigor-Mungovin.
Now Jo Vigor-Mungovin, who has written his biography, says she has learned his soft tissue was buried at City of London Cemetery near Epping Forest. Vigor-Mungovin says records from the coroner's inquest into his death make it 99% certain that he was buried there.
It is a memoir that focuses on Turner's life-long fascination with Epping Forest, a woodland where Greater London meets Essex.
The measures have been approved by Epping Forest District Council officials.
Harry donned a fleece and boots to visit Epping Forest to learn about a project to keep a centuries-old woodland management tradition alive - with the help of some rare cattle.
The branch in High Street will be permanently close on April 15, following the closure of HSBC Waltham Abbey and Epping Forest last year.
Had the Epping Forest Act not been passed in 1878, this walk might have been more like Parkour through residents' back gardens.
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