Category: Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham

Highlights of the conservation areas of Barking and Dagenham are gleaned from Barking Abbey Barking Abbey was built in 666 AD, sacked and pillaged in 870 AD by marauding Danes, and rebuilt in 970 AD by ‘Edgar the Peaceful’. The Manor of Barking was the oldest estate in Essex and remained viable until the …

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