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Doddinghurst, Essex

Historical Description

Doddinghurst, a parish in Essex, 4½ miles N by W from Brentwood station on the G.E.R., and 4¼ SE by S from Ongar. Post town, Brentwood; money order and telegraph office, Kclvedon Common. Acreage, 1917; population, 401. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; value, £631 with residence. The church is an ancient and interesting building of stone and rubble in the Early English style, recently well restored.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyEssex 
Ecclesiastical parishDoddinghurst All Saints 
Poor Law unionOngar 

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Land and Property

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Postal districtCM15
Post TownBrentwood