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Joyden’s Wood and the River Cray

Tue 8th Aug 2017

Event Details:

Event Details Updated
Update 31/7 with historic background: In Joyden's Wood we'll see a remnant of the Faesten Dic (sic), a defensive ditch dug to keep Londoners (who had been displaced after the Romans left) out of Saxon Kent - a sort of early anti-gentrification fortification, it would seem.
Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
6ml.
Start Time
18.00
Route
Meet Bexley station (1716 Charing Cross, 1719 Waterloo East, 1725 London Bridge or 1721 Cannon Street) Through ancient woodland with a surviving Saxon earthwork before heading down to the water-meadows of the River Cray
Contact
Peter Aylmer Telephone number in Strider
Start and Finish
TQ493734
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