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Essendon, Hertfordshire

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Essendon, Hertfordshire

Essendon is a Hertfordshire village and civil parish located 6 miles south-west of the town of Hertford on the B158 road. The village is 100 metres above sea level and offers views of the Lea Valley to the north. Although on an ancient site, St Mary's Church dates mainly from the 17th and 18th centuries and was restored in 1883. The west tower dates from the 15th century and has eight bells, the oldest is dated 1681.
DistrictWelwyn Hatfield
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL2708
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01707

Essendon, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Essendon, par., vil., and seat, S. Herts, on river Lea, 3 miles NE. of Hatfield, 2331 ac., pop. 594; P.O., T.O.; gives the title of baron to the Marquis of Salisbury.

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