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North Weald Bassett, Essex

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North Weald Bassett, Essex

North Weald Bassett is a civil parish in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England. Other than the village of North Weald it also includes Foster Street, Hastingwood, Thornwood, Thornwood Common and Tyler's Green. The local council of the parish is North Weald Bassett Parish Council. Located approximately 20 miles northeast of London, it is a rural parish with large sections of land used by North Weald Airfield and North Weald Golf Course.
DistrictEpping Forest
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL4904
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01992
Population6,039 (2001)

Other names by which North Weald Bassett, Essex has been known in the past

Weald Bassett ~ Weald Bassett North ~ Weald Gullett

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

Weald Bassett, North, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (North Weald), Essex - par., 3433 ac., pop. 1002; vil., 2¾ miles NE. of Epping; P.O., called Weald Gullett.

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