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Hangman's Wood

12ac/5ha  SSSI

Grid ref: TQ 630 793 (click for o/s map)

Updated 10/12/2020.

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A fragment of ancient woodland in Little Thurrock, in the eastern part of Grays. It has a number of deneholes – caves which are the remains of medieval chalk mines – which are used by bats for hibernation and roosting. (These are not accessible to the public.


Accessed via a public footpath which runs from the western end of Stanford Road (A1013), near the roundabout where it joins Lodge Lane.

Accessible at all times.

© Roger Jones