Wicken Bonant, Essex

Historical Description

Wicken Bonhunt or Wicken Bonant, a small village and a parish in Essex, 2 miles WSW of Newport station on the G.E.R. main line, and 5 SW of Saffron Walden. Post town and money order and telegraph office Newport, under Bishops Stortford. Acreage, 850; population, 166. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; gross value, £230 with residence. The church, which was restored and partly rebuilt in 1858-59, consists of chancel, nave, S porch, and western tower with broach spire.

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

Administration

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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Wicken-Bonant St. Margaret
Hundred Uttlesford
Poor Law union Saffron-Walden

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