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Arkesden, Essex

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Arkesden, Essex

Arkesden is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located 7 km southwest of Saffron Walden, is around 6 miles from Bishop's Stortford in nearby Hertfordshire and is 35 km northwest from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Uttlesford and the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. The village has its own Parish Council. According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 363. The village church is St Mary's Church.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL4834
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01799

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


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

Arkesden, par., NW. Essex, 5 miles SW. of Saffron-Walden, 2367 ac., pop. 420.

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