Ford End, Essex

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Ford End from the Heavens

Some amazing aerial shots around Church Lane, courtesy and copyright of Chris Whittle.

Main Road looking down Sandon Hill with the Parish Church of St. John the Evangelist in the foreground
The spite of Ford End Church, designed by architect Fred Chancellor; the foundation stone, bearing the original village name of Fourth End, was laid in 1870.

The spire bears the statues of the Four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John (to whom the church is dedicated)

Ford End Church from the east, showing the outline of the Chancel, which was demolished in 1985, following structural issues due to the church being built on the edge of old osier (reed) beds.
Ford End Church of England Primary School, showing the extension to the left, built around 2008, to accommodate a third class. The original building and attached school house, built by J J Tufnell in 1872, on the roadside to the right.
Church Lane, looking east over Hill Farm towards the River Chelmer
The sun setting in the west, behind the church, from Church Lane

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This entry was posted on January 17, 2021 by in Uncategorized.
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