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Grid reference: TQ385975
Location: 51°39’35"N, 0°0’6"E
Post town: London
Postcode: E4
Dialling code: 020
Local Government
Council: Epping Forest
Epping Forest

Sewardstone is a hamlet in the Epping Forest in Essex.

It is nearly 12 miles north-north-east of Charing Cross and consists of scattered developments with large sections of open land. The King George V Reservoir lies on the boundary with Middlesex to the west.

The world HQ of the Scout movement, Gilwell Park, is at Sewardstone.


Buses run between Chingford and Harlow via Waltham Abbey. To the south there is a frequent service from the Lee Valley Camp Site to Walthamstow during the summer. During the winter it only operates between Yardley Lane Estate and Walthamstow.

The nearest railway station is at Chingford, with frequent trains to London Liverpool St. The nearest London Underground station is at Loughton, for frequent trains to London and Epping.

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