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Matching, Essex

Matching is a village and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of Essex, England centred in countryside 3 miles east of Harlow's modern town centre and 2 miles from Old Harlow/Harlow Mills area of the town. The terrain is elevated and London is centred 21.7 miles to the southwest.
DistrictEpping Forest
Post townHARLOW
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5211
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01279

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

Matching Green ~ Matcinga ~ Metcinga

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

Matching, par. and vil., Essex, 8 m. NE. of Epping, 2417 ac., pop. 598; P.O., called Matching Green.

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