Borley, a parish in the county of Essex, on the verge of the county, at the river Stour, 3 miles NW of Sudbury station, and 1 ½ mile from Long Melford station on the G.E.R. It has a post and money order office, of the name of Borley Green, under Sudbury, which is the telegraph office. Acreage, 795 ; population, 195. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Alban's; net value, £160 with residence. The church is a small building of the 13th or 14th century.
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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Online maps of Borley are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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