Aythorpe Roding, Essex

Historical Description

Aythorpe Roding, or Aythrope Roding or Roothing, an ancient parish and village in Essex, situated on the river Roding, 5 ½ miles W from Dunmow station on the G.E.R. Its name signifies the " high village upon the Roding. " It has a post office of the name of Aythrope Roding under Dunmow; money order office, White Roding; telegraph office, Ayton. Acreage, 1394; population, 193. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; gross yearly value, £299. The church is a small but ancient building of flint in the Early English style.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Aythorpe Roothing St. Mary
Hundred Dunmow
Poor Law union Dunmow

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