Stanford le Hope, Essex

Historical Description

Stanford-le-Hope, a village and a parish in Essex, on the river Thames and the London, Tilbury, and Southend railway, on which it has a station, 10 miles SSE of Brentwood. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office (S.O.) Acreage, 2518; population, 1093. The manor belongs to the Scratton family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £608 with residence. The church, which stands on rising-ground, is an ancient and interesting edifice of stone in the Norman, Early English, and Decorated styles, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, S porch, and an embattled pinnacled tower. A narthax, comprising vestries for choir and priest and a porch, were added to the W front in 1891. A lych gate was also built the same year. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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


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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish Standford-Le-Hope St. Margaret
Hundred Barstable
Poor Law union Orsett

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