Tag Archives: Upminster Windmill

Upminster Common Revealed – Part 2 – Gaynes Common and south from the Four Want Way

Gaynes Common – otherwise known as Mill Common or Upminster Common – lay to the west of Nags Head Lane and north and south of what is now known as Shepherds Hill. This common extended to almost 70 acres in … Continue reading

Posted in Upminster Buildings & Places | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Historic Upminster Hill

The stretch of St Mary’s Lane running westwards from the main crossroads towards Hornchurch, running down Upminster Hill to the River Ingrebourne at Upminster Bridge, is an area steeped in history, with the greatest concentration of old and listed buildings … Continue reading

Posted in Upminster Buildings & Places | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments