Did you know that there was an anti-aircraft gun emplacement on Pole Hill in Chingford during World War One (1914-18)? 

The crew, who had temporary accommodation in wooden huts, brought shells up to the gun from the end of Mornington Road. 

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Pole Hill in Chingford todayPole Hill in Chingford today (Image: Christine Matthew)

Parts of the concrete emplacement can still be seen today.