Doddinghurst, Essex

Historical Description

Doddinghurst, a parish in Essex, 4 ½ miles N by W from Brentwood station on the G.E.R., and 4 ¼ SE by S from Ongar. Post town, Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Kclvedon Common. Acreage, 1917; population, 401. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; value, £631 with residence. The church is an ancient and interesting building of stone and rubble in the Early English style, recently well restored.

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 Doddinghurst All Saints
Hundred Barstable
Poor Law union Ongar

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