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Littlebury, Essex

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Littlebury, Essex

Littlebury is a small village in north-west Essex. It has a population of around 600 which includes the two hamlets of Littlebury Green and Catmere End. It lies around a mile and a half from the market town of Saffron Walden and fifteen miles south of Cambridge, the nearest city. Situated in the Uttlesford district, the parish of Littlebury includes the hamlets of Catmere End, Chapel Green, and Littlebury Green which lie to the west and south-west of the church.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5139
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 Littlebury, Essex has been known in the past

Little Berry ~ Litelbyria

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

Littlebury, par. and vil., Essex, in NW. of co., on river Cam, 2 miles W. of Saffron Walden, 3537 ac., pop. 795; P.O.; William Winstanley (d. 1703), builder of the first Eddystone Lighthouse, was a native; 1½ mile SW. of vil. is the hamlet of Littlebury Green.

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