Parswick, Essex

Historical Description

Pattiswick, Pateswick, or Parswick, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands near the river Black-water, 2 ½ miles WNW of Coggeshall and 3 ½ E by N of Braintree station on the G.E.R. Post town, Braintree; money order and telegraph office, Coggeshall. The parish comprises 1337 acres; population of the civil parish, 341; of the ecclesiastical, 338. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The manor belongs to the Bishop of London. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £153 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church, which stands on a pleasant green, is a small plain building of stone, in the Gothic style of the 14th century. It was partially restored in 1882.

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 Pattiswick St. Mary Magdalene
Hundred Lexden
Poor Law union Braintree

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