North Weald Bassett, Essex

Historical Description

Weald Bassett, North, a parish in Essex, with a village, two hamlets, and a station on the Ongar branch of the G.E.R., 3 miles NE of Epping. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Epping. Acreage, 3423; population, 1117 There is a parish council consisting of eleven members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; gross value, £830 with residence. The church, standing in the centre of the parish, is a building of brick and rubble, consisting of chancel, nave, S aisle, chantry or Lady chapel, and an embattled western tower. At Hastingwood, a hamlet about 2 miles NE, a chapel of ease was erected in 1864.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish North Weald St. Andrew
Hundred Harlow
Poor Law union Epping

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