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Birchanger, Essex

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Birchanger, Essex

Birchanger is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located 3 km northeast from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire and is 25 km northwest from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district of Uttlesford and in the parliamentary constituency of Saffron Walden. There is a Parish Council. The local church is St Mary's, CoE and the village has a cricket, bowls and football club.
DistrictUttlesford
Post townBISHOPS STORTFORD
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5122
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01279
Population987
 

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

Becangra ~ Bilichangra ~ Blichangra

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

Birchanger, par., NW. Essex, 2 miles NE. of Bishops Stortford, 1066 ac., pop. 468.

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