Greensted Road, IG10

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One of a cluster of local streets named after Essex towns and villages: Greensted Road, Thaxted Road, Blackmore Road, Pentlow Way, Roydon Close, Felstead Road, Danbury Road, Kirby Close, Boxted Close. Greensted or Greensted-juxta-Ongar is a village in the parish of Ongar. Its name means green place, taken from the Anglo-Saxon language. Greensted is also both a current English and, as Grønstad, a Danish surname. The street itself was laid out in the second half of the 20thCentury.

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