White Roding, Essex

Historical Description

Roding, White, a village and a parish in Essex. The village stands 1 ½ mile W of the river Roding, and 5 miles E by S of Sawbridgeworth station on the Cambridge line of the G.E.R., and has a post and money order office under Dunmow; telegraph office, Matching Green. The parish contains also the hamlet of Roding Morrell, and comprises 2539 acres; population, 383. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £359 with residence. The church,, which stands in a good position and can be seen from a considerable distance, is the best of the Roding churches. It is a building of rubble in mixed styles, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and an embattled western tower with five bells and spire. The chancel has some Decorated portions, but is chiefly in the Perpendicular style; the nave is partly Early Norman and partly Perpendicular, and the tower is Perpendicular. There is a Congregational chapel.

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


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Ancient County Essex
Ecclesiastical parish White Roothing St. Martin
Hundred Dunmow
Poor Law union Dunmow

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