Arkesden, a village and a parish in Essex, on an affluent of the river Cam, 3 miles SW of Audley End station on the G.E.R., and 5 SW of Saffron-Walden. Post town, Newport, which is the telegraph office; money order office, Clavering. Acreage, 2181; population, 341. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Alban's; value, £70 with residence. the church, dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, is a large building of flint and stone in the Early English and Decorated styles, and has some very ancient monuments. There is a Wesleyan chapel,
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Arkesden St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Saffron-Walden|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
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- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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