About 133 years separate these pictures of Epping High Road.

Sheep being herded on Epping High Road outside the Thatched House in c1890.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Epping High Road todayEpping High Road today (Image: Gary Stone)

The town was dependent on farming in the 19th century and farm animals were a common sight until the weekly market stopped selling livestock in the early 1960s.

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