Southend City Heritage Trail

Walks, England, Essex, Southend-on-Sea

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  • Welcome to this heritage trail around Southend City Centre. Your walk begins at Southend Central.

    Step 1: Welcome to this heritage trail around Southend City Centre. Your walk begins at Southend Central.

  • Step 2: Trains running to and from London Fenchurch Street, Shoeburyness, Leigh-on-Sea, Benfleet, Basildon, Barking and Limehouse serve Southend Central. There are also local buses that stop here.

  • With the station behind you, turn right onto Clifftown Road. You will soon reach the Railway Hotel.

    Step 3: With the station behind you, turn right onto Clifftown Road. You will soon reach the Railway Hotel.

  • It bears important local architectural & historical significance to the city, as one of the City's first public houses.

    Step 4: It bears important local architectural & historical significance to the city, as one of the City's first public houses.

  • Continue along Scratton Road. The Scratton’s were wealthy land owners in Southend, with links to Prittlewell Priory and leased the railway company 40 acres of land here for residential development.

    Step 5: Continue along Scratton Road. The Scratton’s were wealthy land owners in Southend, with links to Prittlewell Priory and leased the railway company 40 acres of land here for residential development.

  • Now take a left onto Milton Place. These streets that you are passing through are all part of the Clifftown Conservation Area.

    Step 6: Now take a left onto Milton Place. These streets that you are passing through are all part of the Clifftown Conservation Area.

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