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High Laver, Essex

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High Laver, Essex

High Laver is a village in the Epping Forest district of the County of Essex, England. It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Harlow and 1.4 miles (2.2 km) north-west of Moreton. When John Locke, British philosopher, died in 1704, he was buried at High Laver where he had lived, in the household of Sir Francis Masham, since 1691.
DistrictEpping Forest
Post townONGAR
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5208
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01277
Population491
 

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

Laver ~ Laver High

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

Laver, High, par., Essex, in NW. of co., 4 m. NW. of Ongar, 1891 ac., pop. 477; the churchyard contains the grave of John Locke (1632-1704), the philosopher.

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