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Epping

The name Epping comes from the Epping, Lucien Pissarro c. 1893
Anglo-Saxon for 'up' and 'cultivated
lands'. Epping Upland is the oldest
part of Epping.  In the mid 13th
century a charter was granted to
Epping to hold a weekly market,
which still continues today. 

The primary schools in and around
Epping include Epping Primary School,
Epping Upland Primary School, Ivy
Chimneys Primary School, Coopersale
and Theydon Garnon Primary School, and Coopersale Hall School.

For the Epping Resource Bank click here
For a more detailed history of Epping click here

This view of Epping was painted by the artist Lucien Pissarro who lived in Hemnall Street, Epping around 1893.


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