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Stanway All Saints, Essex

Historical Description

Stanway All Saints, an ecclesiastical parish in Stanway and Lexden parishes, Essex, 3¼ miles SW of Colchester station on the G.E.R. Post town and money order office, Colchester; telegraph office, Lexden. It was constituted in 1845. Population, 553. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £175 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St Albans. The church was built in 1845, and is a fine edifice of brick and stone in the Decorated style. The old church of All Saints has been in ruins ever since the time of the Protectorate, and stands within the grounds of Stanway Hall.

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 parishStanway All Saints 
Poor Law unionLexden and Winstree 

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Land and Property

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