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Little Saling, Essex

Historical Description

Saling, Little, or Baidfield Saling, a village and an ancient parish in Essex, near Pods Brook river, 4¼ miles NW from Rayne station on the Bishops Stortford and Braintree branch of the G.E.R., and 6½ NW from Braintree. Post town, Braintree via Great Saling; money order office, Great Saling; telegraph office. Great Bardfield. Acreage of the civil parish, 1198; population, 276; of the ecclesiastical, 260. The living is a donative vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £60. The church is a small but ancient building of flint and stone in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave, S aisle, S porch, and lofty round western tower.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Essex is available to browse.

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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