Lindsell, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands on a small affluent of the river Chelmer, 3 ½ miles SE of Thaxted, and 4 NNE of Dunmow station on the Dunmow and Braintree branch of the G.E.R. The parish contains. also the hamlets of Holders Green and Bustard Green, and its post town is Stebbing, under Chelmsford; money order and telegraph office, Thaxted. Acreage, 1986; population, 232. The manor of Lindsell Hall belonged before the Conquest to Ulmar; was given by the Conqueror to Eudo Dapifer; and passed to the Pirots, the Tibetots, the Wentworths, the Norths, and others. The manor of Priors Hall belonged once to the priory of St Valery, in Picardy, and now belongs to New College, Oxford. The manor of Lashley Hall belongs to the Fitzgeralds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £115 with residence. The church belonged anciently to Walden Abbey; is a building of stone in the Early English style; contains a fine old Norman arch y and consists of nave and chancel, with a tower.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
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- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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