Great Canfield, Essex
Canfield, Great, a parish in Essex, on the river Roding, 3 miles SW from Dunmow station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Dunmow; money order and telegraph office, Takeley. Acreage, 2490; population, 313. There arc remains of a moated castle, built by the De Veres. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; yearly value, £108 with residence. The church is an edifice of stone,. partly of Norman date, and has some interesting brasses and. memorials.
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 Great Canfield 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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