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Timberlog Lane


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Basildon Bridge, Vange Timberlog Lane, Vange Timberlog Lane, Vange
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Location: Timberlog Lane
Year of photo: circa 1909
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: Timberlog Lane at the junction with Bull Road.
Location: Timberlog Lane
Year of photo: circa 1909
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: Railway bridge at the junction with Bull Road.
Location: Timberlog Lane
Year of photo: circa 1930
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: The railway bridge at Timberlog Lane looking towards Luncies Road.
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Timberlog Lane, Vange Gales Corner, Vange Timberlog Lane, Vange
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Location: Timberlog Lane
Year of photo: circa 1920
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: Railway Bridge and Timberlog Lane.
Location: Timberlog Lane
Year of photo: circa 1930
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: Gales corner shop at the junction of Bull Road and Timberlog Lane.
Location: Timberlog Lane
Year of photo: circa 1912
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: Hope Hall can be seen in the foreground. Gordon Hall can be seen further back.
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Timberlog Lane, Vange Timberlog Lane, Vange Timberlog Lane, Vange
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Location: Timberlog Lane
Photographer: Unknown
Year of photo: circa 1910
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: Gordon Hall with Hope Hall in the distance.
Location: Timberlog Lane
Photographer: Unknown
Year of photo: circa 1930
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: Gordon Hall, Timberlog Lane, named after General Gordon.
Location: Timberlog Lane
Photographer: Unknown
Year of photo: circa 1935
Copyright: N/A
Source: Commercial Postcard
Comments: Bungalows facing Timberlog Lane.
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Timberlog Lane in its original form was one of the longest roads in pre-new town Basildon being a continuation of Nevendon Road from a junction with Burnt Mills Road to the High Road/London Road junction at Vange.

Its length was shortened in the 1960s to form a new junction with Clay Hill Road, and the section from the new junction to the Barge was subsequently renamed Clay Hill Road in 1964. Later in the 1960s the section between Nevendon Road and Broadmayne which ran in front of Craylands senior school was renamed Craylands. The original junction with Broadmayne was later closed off and realigned.

Another small section remains as an access road to Barstable School (now the Lower Academy), with this being renamed Timberlog Close when a new straight section to a new permanent junction with Broadmayne was constructed. It was once designated route B1419.

Page added: 2006
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Other points of interest:
(1) At the time of the Paynters Hill by-pass the road was said to be in very bad condition. In late 1924 Essex County Council's Highways Committee put aside £3,313 for its construction.

Text researched and written 2006 with revisions 2007.
Copyright © 2006-2007, B. Cox - Basildon History Online. All rights reserved.

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