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Ugley, Essex

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Ugley, Essex

Ugley is a small hamlet in the non-metropolitan district of Uttlesford in Essex, England. It is about a mile north of Stansted Mountfitchet, and located between Saffron Walden and Bishop's Stortford. Ugley was first recorded in 1041 as Uggele. It appears in the Domesday Book as Ugghelea. The name probably means "woodland clearing of a man named Ugga. " Within Ugley there are several buildings of the 16th and 17th centuries. The church has a 13th-century nave and a Tudor brick tower.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL5228
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01279
Population430 (1991)

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

Oakley ~ Ugghelea

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

Ugley (or Oakley), par., Essex, 5 miles NE. of Bishop Stortford, 2122 ac., pop. 401; P.O.

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