Nazeing, Essex

Historical Description

Nazeing, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands 2 ½ miles E of the river Lea, at the boundary with Herts, 3 ½ E of Broxbourne station on the G.E.R., and 4 ½ NW of Epping, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Waltham Cross. The parish extends to the river Lea, and comprises 3926 acres of land and 26 of water; population, 764. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Nazeing Park is a chief residence. The manor belongs to the Wake family. The contiguous reach of the Lea is much frequented by anglers, and a hotel and pleasure gardens are there. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £238 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church stands on an eminence with a good view over the river Lea, is a fine building of flint and rubble in the Early English style, and consists of nave, N aisle, and chancel, with an embattled western tower, and an interesting rood-loft staircase with the remnants of the rood-beam embedded in the walls. There is a Congregational chapeL Bishops Hall and Fuller were vicars.

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 Nazeing All Saints
Hundred Waltham
Poor Law union Epping

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