A view of Loughton High Road c1900 with Lopping Hall having stood at this end of the town since 1884.

One of Loughton’s most famous architects Edmond Egan (1840 – 1899) built and lived in a house called ‘Holmdale’, left, for many years.

Today the premises are occupied by a bakery.

Epping Forest Guardian: A modern-day view of the road.A modern-day view of the road. (Image: Gary Stone)