Spring Place, Barking. Photo ©RogerDean 2014
About London – J. Ewing Ritchie, 1860:
There is little at the present day in England to afford any adequate idea of the high importance, the great skill, and the distinguished renown of the English archers. Some few places still retain names which tell us where the bowmen used to assemble for practice,– as Shooter’s Hill, in Kent [Greenwich]; Newington Butts, near London; [...].