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Chrishall, Essex

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Chrishall, Essex

Chrishall (pronounced Chris hall) is a small village in the English county of Essex. It is located 20 kilometres south of Cambridge and lies equidistant [10 kilometres ] between the two medieval market towns of Saffron Walden and Royston. Although in Essex, Chrishall lies close to its borders with Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire and has a 'Hertfordshire' postcode (SG8). The village was listed in the Domesday Book as Cristeshalla, or "nook of land dedicated to Christ".
DistrictUttlesford
Post townROYSTON
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL4439
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01763
PopulationApprox. 600
 

Other names by which Chrishall, Essex has been known in the past

Cristeshala

Chrishall, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chrishall, par., W. Essex, 5½ miles W. of Saffron Walden, 2789 ac., pop. 573; P.O.

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