An old engraving of Epping made by J W Gear in 1822 shows the building of St John's that existed in this form, from 1784 to 1832.

You can also make out the village stocks and whipping post and the market house beyond the church which were dismantled in 1845.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: St John's church todaySt John's church today (Image: Gary Stone)

The church you see today was built in 1891.