Manuden, Essex

Historical Description

Manuden or Manewden, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands on the river Stort, 2 miles E of the boundary with Herts, 2 NW from Stanstead station on the G.E.R., and 4 N of Bishop Stortford, and has a pleasure fair on Easter Monday, and a post office under Bishop Stortford; money order and telegraph office, Stanstead. The parish comprises 2531 acres; population, 683. The two manors of Manuden Hall and Battles Hall belong to the Gosling family. Manuden House, a large modern mansion, stands in the centre of the village, and belongs to the Thomas family. Manuden Hall is a chief residence, and belongs to the Goslings. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £104 with residence. The church, a building of flint and stone in the Early Gothic style, consists of nave, S aisle, N transept, and chancel, with tower and spire, and, excepting the transept, was fully restored in 1864. There is a Congregational chapel. Mallow Green is a hamlet about 1 ½ mile to the W of the village.

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


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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Manewden St. Mary
Hundred Clavering
Poor Law union Bishop-Stortford

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