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Quendon, Essex

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Quendon, Essex

Quendon is a linear village in the English county of Essex. Quendon is located on the B1383 between Saffron Walden and Bishop's Stortford. The trunk road status was lost due to the opening of the parallel M11 motorway. Quendon is part of Quendon and Rickling civil parish and the district of Uttlesford. The first mention of a postal service in the village was in 1793 and Quendon had a Penny Post service from 1813. The village post office closed in February 2008.
DistrictUttlesford
Post townSaffron Walden
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5130
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01799
Population450
 

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

Kuenadana

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

Quendon, par. and vil., Essex, 6 miles SW. of Saffron Walden, 657 ac., pop. 192; P.O.; near vil. is Quendon Hall, seat.

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